Average Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in San Jose, California

$100,139
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,787
Bonus
$6,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in San Jose, California is $100,139.
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$69k
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$100k
90%
$157k
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Salary
$69k - $157k
Bonus
$2k - $30k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $10k
Total Pay
$60k - $165k

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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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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, C Programming Language, Matlab and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

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 $74,886 based on 12 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,505 based on 37 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $113,054 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $140,000 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $150,000.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (23.5% less), Boston, Massachusetts (22.6% less) and New York, New York (22.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 95 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
38.9%
Mid Career
24.2%
Experienced
12.6%
Late Career
11.6%