Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Sacramento, California

$75,672
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,097
Bonus
$2,333
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Sacramento, California is $75,672.
10%
$52k
MEDIAN
$76k
90%
$123k
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$52k - $123k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $8k
Total Pay
$51k - $109k

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer

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

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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, Autodesk AutoCAD and Microsoft Office.

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 $64,162 based on 21 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,053 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,602 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $104,000 based on 13 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,611.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 10.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (9.2% more) and Houston, Texas (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (3.5% less) and Denver, Colorado (0.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 103 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.4%
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
16.5%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
5.8%