Average Experienced Electrical Engineer Salary in San Diego, California

$108,236
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$4,500
Bonus
$0
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer in San Diego, California is $108,236.
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$79k
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$108k
90%
$151k
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$79k - $151k
Bonus
$1k - $14k
Total Pay
$80k - $154k

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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 Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Office 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 $70,377 based on 67 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,242 based on 198 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,804 based on 76 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,644.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 8.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (1.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (12.4% less), Denver, Colorado (11.2% less) and Houston, Texas (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 376 survey responses.
Entry Level
17.8%
Early Career
52.7%
Mid Career
20.2%
Late Career
9.3%