Average Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in Arlington, Virginia

$97,234
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$2,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Electrical Engineer in Arlington, Virginia is $97,234.
10%
$68k
10%
$97k
50%
$120k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $97,234
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Salary
$68k - $120k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$69k - $122k

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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

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%)

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

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 $63,117 based on 5 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,061 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,442 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,796.
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Years of Experience

This data is based on 32 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.6%
Early Career
46.9%
Experienced
21.9%
Late Career
15.6%