Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Norfolk, Virginia

$78,500
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$1,965
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Norfolk, Virginia is $78,500.
10%
$53k
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$79k
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$113k
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MEDIAN $78,500
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Salary
$53k - $113k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$47k - $112k

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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.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Electrical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Electrical Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, Project Management, Microsoft Excel and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation 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 $57,651 based on 8 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,983 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,250 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,245 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,106.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 5.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (5.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (2.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.0% less) and New York, New York (3.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
15.0%
Mid Career
27.5%
Experienced
22.5%
Late Career
15.0%