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The average salary for an Electrical Engineering Manager is $120,704.
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What Do Electrical Engineering Managers Do?

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

Job Satisfaction for Electrical Engineering Manager

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The top respondents for the job title Electrical Engineering Manager are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, Black and Decker Corporation and Doosan. Reported salaries are highest at The Boeing Company where the average pay is $154,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Northrop Grumman Corporation and Doosan, earning around $126,413 and $125,777, respectively. Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson pays the lowest at around $94,666. American Electric Power (AEP) and Tetra Tech, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $116,454 and $119,000, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electrical Engineering Managers?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Project Management, People Management and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineering Managers?

An entry-level Electrical Engineering Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $103,896 based on 8 salaries. An early career Electrical Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,856 based on 58 salaries. A mid-career Electrical Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $110,298 based on 116 salaries. An experienced Electrical Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $121,629 based on 328 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $129,049.
Employees with Electrical Engineering Manager in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 15.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Atlanta, Georgia (9.2% more) and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Minneapolis, Minnesota (4.7% less) and Chicago, Illinois (3.9% less).

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