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

$83,886
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,055
Bonus
$2,700
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer with Engineering Design skills in San Diego, California is $83,886.
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$65k
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$84k
90%
$132k
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Salary
$65k - $132k
Bonus
$15 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $5k
Total Pay
$64k - $136k

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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 C Programming Language, Microsoft Excel, Matlab and Microsoft Office.

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 $71,076 based on 15 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,558 based on 94 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,170 based on 27 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,963 based on 36 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $142,456.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 2.6% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (8.3% less), Chicago, Illinois (7.9% less) and New York, New York (7.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 186 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.1%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
14.5%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
7.5%