Average Electrical Engineer Salary in Portland, Oregon

$79,188
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,990
Bonus
$3,052
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The average salary for an Electrical Engineer in Portland, Oregon is $79,188.
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MEDIAN $79,188
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Salary
$60k - $109k
Bonus
$750 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$309 - $14k
Total Pay
$56k - $116k

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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

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Electrical Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Electrical Engineer
Senior Electrical Engineer
Controls Engineer
Project Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office and Autodesk AutoCAD.

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 $68,792 based on 26 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,707 based on 95 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $84,841 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,051 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,386.
Employees with Electrical Engineer in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 4.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (7.5% less), Denver, Colorado (5.5% less) and New York, New York (3.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 236 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.0%
Early Career
40.3%
Mid Career
26.3%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
6.4%