Average Entry-Level Electrical Engineer Salary in Irvine, California

$65,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,403
Bonus
$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Electrical Engineer in Irvine, California is $65,000.
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$41k
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$65k
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$80k
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$41k - $80k
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$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$38k - $82k

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineer

An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $79,740 based on 50 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,475 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $103,177 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $111,500.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 8.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (8.2% more) and Tucson, Arizona (7.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (4.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 94 survey responses.
Early Career
53.2%
Mid Career
23.4%
Experienced
9.6%
Late Career
13.8%