Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Santa Barbara, California

$81,005
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,087
Bonus
$2,948
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Santa Barbara, California is $81,005.
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$61k
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$81k
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$112k
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$61k - $112k
Bonus
$1k - $12k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
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$60k - $112k
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Tasks
  • Design, maintain, implement, and improve electrical instruments and equipment.
  • Supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Inspect completed projects to ensure conformance with design standards.
  • Apply principles of electrical theory to engineering projects.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Matlab are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C++ Programming Language, Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), Engineering Design and C Programming Language.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An entry-level Electrical Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $74,171 based on 5 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,135 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 10 salaries.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 4.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.8% less), Denver, Colorado (6.8% less) and New York, New York (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 39 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
48.7%
Mid Career
12.8%
Experienced
25.6%