Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Palo Alto, California

$98,120
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,750
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Palo Alto, California is $98,120.
10%
$62k
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$98k
90%
$148k
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Salary
$62k - $148k
Bonus
$712 - $20k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$59k - $151k

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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, Microsoft Office and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include C Programming Language and Microsoft Excel.

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 $75,000 based on 9 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,352 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $109,927 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $153,225.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (25.5% less), Denver, Colorado (22.9% less) and New York, New York (21.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.4%
Early Career
41.8%
Mid Career
23.6%
Experienced
9.1%
Late Career
9.1%