Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Dallas, Texas

$76,742
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,085
Bonus
$9,643
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Dallas, Texas is $76,742.
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$59k
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$77k
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$115k
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MEDIAN $76,742
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Salary
$59k - $115k
Bonus
$710 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $16k
Total Pay
$55k - $120k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies Texas Instruments, Inc., Lockheed Martin Corp and Raytheon Co.. Reported salaries are highest at Texas Instruments, Inc. where the average pay is $91,723. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Raytheon Co., earning around $86,474. Lockheed Martin Corp pays the lowest at around $66,967. WSP Global Inc. also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,288.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Electrical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Controls Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

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

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 $63,520 based on 43 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,294 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,710 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $95,892 based on 42 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,268.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (7.8% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (4.5% less), Denver, Colorado (2.5% less) and New York, New York (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 285 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.1%
Early Career
40.4%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
14.7%
Late Career
10.2%