The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Charlotte, North Carolina is $77,504.
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer
Electrical engineers are responsible for implementing and designing components for any device that uses electricity, as well as the devices themselves. Engineers have to focus on the generation of power to the device or product. These devices can include anything that runs on electricity. Electrical engineers also focus on researching, creating, and improving products and devices. Due to the nature of the engineer's job, they often work in teams to solve the complex issues they are dealing wi…Read more
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 and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.
Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer
An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,469 based on 12 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,348 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,144 based on 6 salaries.
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Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Minneapolis, Minnesota earn an average of 5.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (13.4% less), Milwaukee, Wisconsin (7.8% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.4% less).
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