Electrical Engineering Manager Salary

Electrical Engineering Managers in the United States can look forward to a sizeable six-figure salary — around $117K per year on average. Overall cash earnings for Electrical Engineering Managers stretch from $92K on the lower end to $157K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $24K from bonuses and $12K from profit sharing. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Electrical Engineering Managers. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$87,004 - $146,740
$87K
$120K
$150K
MEDIAN: $116,742
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$38.91 - $87.91
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$0$157K
Salary $87,004 - $146,740
Bonus $2,016 - $24,203
Profit Sharing $1,192 - $11,920
Commission $3,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$91,625 - $157,614
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 396
Hourly Data $0$87
Hourly Rate $38.91 - $87.91
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $41.92 - $65.89
Annual Data $0$157K
Bonus $2,016 - $24,203
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $1,192 - $11,920
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$91,625 - $157,614
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

Job Description for Electrical Engineering Manager

An electrical engineering manager is a person who typically serves as a department head or group leader in the electrical engineering field. Companies that have electrical engineering departments typically build, maintain, or repair intricate systems that require wiring, circuitry, resistors, and other similar components. The electrical engineering manager and his or her teams may be part of a development process for electronic goods or components of for helping to create these products. Companies that perform modern commercial construction may also have an electrical engineering department to help design and install wiring and automated electrical processes and circuits.

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Electrical Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate staff, assigning them to projects and setting deadlines.
  • Estimate costs and produce periodic budgets and reports.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure quality, marketing, and other goals are met.
  • Lead design, development, and execution of mechanical engineering plans.

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Popular Skills for Electrical Engineering Manager


Electrical Engineering Managers report using a pretty varied skill set on the job. Most notably, skills in Systems Engineering, People Management, Project Management, and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include AutoCAD, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and autodesk autocad. Those educated in Engineering Design tend to be well versed in Microsoft Excel and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineering Manager

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Engineering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Engineering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 38 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Engineering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 88 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 173 salaries. An Electrical Engineering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $126,000 based on 119 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $123,080

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Surpassing the national average by 21 percent, Electrical Engineering Managers in Boston receive some of the highest pay in the country. Electrical Engineering Managers will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+19 percent), Seattle (+11 percent), Portland (+6 percent), and Chicago (+6 percent). Electrical Engineering Managers in Boca Raton earn salaries far below the national average by 27 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Milwaukee and Fort Wayne are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 17 percent lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Electrical Engineering Manager

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries

▲3%

▼0%

National Average
$123,000

▼8%

▼21%

Skills That Affect Electrical Engineering Manager Salaries

Systems Engineering
▲16%

National Average
$123,000



Engineering Design
▼2%




▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 77 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
no benefits
None: 4%