Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$72,833
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,500
Bonus
$2,450
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is $72,833.
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$57k
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MEDIAN $72,833
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Salary
$57k - $101k
Bonus
$996 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$55k - $103k

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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 Parsons Brinkerhoff, The Boeing Company and The Burns Group. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $81,109. Parsons Brinkerhoff pays the lowest at around $69,133.

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

Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $62,647 based on 35 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,693 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,764 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,136 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $102,421.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 13.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (13.6% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (8.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 240 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.6%
Early Career
45.8%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
8.8%
Late Career
8.8%