Entry-Level Electronics Engineer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers sits in the ballpark of $65K annually. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Electronics Engineers stretch from $37K on the lower end to $88K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $7K from bonuses and $10K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Entry-Level Electronics Engineers who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 86 percent. Most Entry-Level Electronics Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,610 - $91,657
$39K
$66K
$92K
MEDIAN: $66,215
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90%

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$12.33 - $36.27
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$36
MEDIAN: $21.78
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$0$91K
Salary $38,610 - $91,657
Bonus $0.00 - $7,213
Profit Sharing $2.86 - $10,137
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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$34,001 - $89,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 385
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $12.33 - $36.27
Overtime $19.26 - $47.00
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $0.00 - $7,213
Profit Sharing $2.86 - $10,137
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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$34,001 - $89,797
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 62

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Popular Employer Salaries for Electronics Engineer


Northrop Grumman Corporation offers the best pay with a median salary of $77K, though salaries there don't seem that varied, bottoming out near $63K and maxing out at just $87K.

Not only do salaries lack room to grow — pay ranges from $53K to just $73K — but U.S. Air Force (USAF) offers the lowest pay in town to boot, with a median paycheck of $67K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $64,204

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Electronics Engineers in Sunnyvale enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Electronics Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like San Diego (+29 percent), Baltimore (+20 percent), Dayton (+10 percent), and Atlanta (+9 percent). Compared to the national average, Miami Entry-Level Electronics Engineers have considerably lower salaries, 45 percent below the national average to be exact. Location appears to be a major driving force in pay for those in this profession. Employers also pay below the national average in Ogden (19 percent lower) and Boston (14 percent lower).

Electronics Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Electronics Engineer in australia:
"Fundamentals."
Focus on the fundamentals.

Key Stats for Electronics Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
15%
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Skills That Affect Electronics Engineer Salaries

VHDL
▲13%

Project Management
▲11%

Engineering Design
▲8%

C programming Language
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Test Engineering
▲5%

Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS
▲5%

C
▲2%

Microsoft Office
▲2%

Matlab
▲2%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

National Average
$64,000

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%


C++
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 12%
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