Average Experienced Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

$89,525
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$5,119
Bonus
$6,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Electrical Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $89,525.
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$71k
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$119k
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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 Engineering Design, Project Management, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD.

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 $64,034 based on 182 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,980 based on 865 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,746 based on 472 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $100,167.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Mobile, Alabama earn an average of 17.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (14.4% more) and Houston, Texas (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Louisville, Kentucky (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,728 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
50.1%
Mid Career
27.3%
Late Career
12.1%