Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Austin, Texas

$79,775
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,831
Bonus
$17,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Austin, Texas is $79,775.
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$59k
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$126k
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MEDIAN $79,775
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Salary
$59k - $126k
Bonus
$606 - $15k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $50k
Total Pay
$60k - $134k

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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

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

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 $66,823 based on 29 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,588 based on 80 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,562 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,274 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $125,831.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 4.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.1% less), Denver, Colorado (6.2% less) and New York, New York (4.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 225 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.9%
Early Career
35.6%
Mid Career
23.1%
Experienced
15.6%
Late Career
12.9%