Average Early-Career Electrical Engineer Salary in Palo Alto, California

$95,000
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$2,000
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Electrical Engineer in Palo Alto, California is $95,000.
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$61k
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$95k
90%
$125k
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Salary
$61k - $125k
Bonus
$500 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$58k - $124k

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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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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 $76,302 based on 8 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,927 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,500 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $153,225.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (26.6% less), New York, New York (24.7% less) and Houston, Texas (24.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 31 survey responses.
Entry Level
25.8%
Mid Career
41.9%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
16.1%