Mid-Career Electrical Engineer Salary

Mid-Career Electrical Engineers take home an average $81K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Electrical Engineers ranges from $63K on the lower end to $110K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$62,563 - $105,949
$63K
$82K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,585
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50%
90%

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$20.61 - $49.73
$21
$35
$50
MEDIAN: $34.71
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$0$110K
Salary $62,563 - $105,949
Bonus $772 - $10,350
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $10,035
Commission $1,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,283 - $110,530
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 3,068
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $20.61 - $49.73
Overtime $30.26 - $60.77
Annual Data $0$110K
Bonus $772 - $10,350
Commission $1,500
Profit Sharing $201.34 - $10,035
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$62,283 - $110,530
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 259

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Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer


Mid-Career Electrical Engineers fill the offices of leading firms Northrop Grumman Corporation, L-3 Communications, General Electric Co (GE), URS Corporation Inc., and Lockheed Martin Corp. Duke Energy Corp offers the highest compensation with a median salary of $110K. Also paying near the top of the field are Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. at $101K, Qualcomm Inc at $101K, and Burns & Mcdonnell, where Mid-Career Electrical Engineers annually earn $100K.

Others at the bottom of the scale for this job include Bechtel Corporation at $78K, The Boeing Company at $80K, and L-3 Communications, where $80K is the norm.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $83,232

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For Mid-Career Electrical Engineers, busy San Jose offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 29 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Electrical Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+22 percent), Houston (+14 percent), Los Angeles (+12 percent), and Chicago (+12 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 8 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Workers in Cincinnati and Dallas earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (6 percent less and 3 percent less, respectively).

Key Stats for Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 462 votes.
5-9 years
80%
10-19 years
20%
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Skills That Affect Electrical Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 462 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 6%
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