Average Experienced Electrical Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$109,935
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $109,935.
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$69k
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$151k
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MEDIAN $109,935
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$69k - $151k
Total Pay
$70k - $169k

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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.

Career Paths

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Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Controls Engineer
Project Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.

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 $69,423 based on 67 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,974 based on 161 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,449 based on 85 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $129,513.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (12.8% less), Denver, Colorado (12.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (10.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 357 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.8%
Early Career
45.1%
Mid Career
23.8%
Late Career
12.3%