Experienced Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

Compensation for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers is generous, with average pay surpassing six figures annually ($103K). Total cash earnings of Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers range from $84K on the low end to $138K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $16K and $12K, respectively. Geographic location and the company 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. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$82,920 - $130,370
$83K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $102,727
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$35.72 - $71.20
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$71
MEDIAN: $48.01
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$0$138K
Salary $82,920 - $130,370
Bonus $1,004 - $15,874
Profit Sharing $971 - $11,635
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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$84,082 - $138,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 895
Hourly Data $0$76
Hourly Rate $35.72 - $71.20
Overtime $36.39 - $76.40
Annual Data $0$138K
Bonus $1,004 - $15,874
Profit Sharing $971 - $11,635
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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$84,082 - $138,001
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 52

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Senior Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Electrical Engineer


Lockheed Martin Corp, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp., Raytheon Missile Systems, General Electric Co (GE), and Raytheon Co. are all popular places to work. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers seeking a sizable paycheck can earn the most at General Electric Co (GE), where the average salary comes to $130K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $106,512

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

San Francisco offers some of the highest pay in the country for Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers, 24 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Electrical Engineers will also find cushy salaries in San Jose (+23 percent), Houston (+21 percent), Irvine (+16 percent), and Denver (+11 percent). Milwaukee is the lowest-paying area, 15 percent south of the national average. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Pittsburgh (5 percent lower) and Chicago (2 percent lower).

Key Stats for Senior Electrical Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲3%



National Average
$107,000


Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA)
▼2%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼3%

C++
▼3%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼3%

autodesk autocad
▼4%

C
▼4%

C programming Language
▼4%


Microsoft Word
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼6%

AutoCAD
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 121 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 6%
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