Average Experienced Electrical Engineer Salary in Washington, District of Columbia

$116,889
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$10,800
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer in Washington, District of Columbia is $116,889.
10%
$77k
MEDIAN
$117k
90%
$142k
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$77k - $142k
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Total Pay
$78k - $148k

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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 Engineering Design, Project Management, Matlab, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $69,311 based on 24 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,305 based on 82 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,484 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,999.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (29.5% less), Denver, Colorado (16.8% less) and Houston, Texas (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 187 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.8%
Early Career
43.9%
Mid Career
29.9%
Late Career
13.4%