Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Dayton, Ohio

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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Dayton, Ohio is $73,976.
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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Electrical Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineer are from the companies Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, U.S. Air Force (USAF) and Macaulay-Brown, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at U.S. Air Force (USAF) where the average pay is $92,800. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Booz, Allen, and Hamilton, earning around $82,397. Macaulay-Brown, Inc. pays the lowest at around $72,348. Ball Aerospace also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $76,000.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Matlab, Project Management and C++ Programming Language are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel 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 $60,168 based on 9 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,933 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,723 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,000.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 14.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (11.3% more) and Houston, Texas (7.4% more).

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