Average Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering Salary

$103,383
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$9,972
Bonus
$4,500
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The average salary for a Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering is $103,383.
10%
$68k
MEDIAN
$103k
90%
$148k
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Salary
$68k - $148k
Bonus
$1k - $18k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $15k
Total Pay
$70k - $154k

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Job Description for Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering

Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering Tasks
  • Conduct design reviews and review reports to ensure safety and quality of designs.
  • Inspect failures and identify and report upon root causes.
  • Evaluate and select components and parts.
  • Design power circuits within the context of existing designs, parts and knowledge about failures.

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Popular Skills for Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering

Skills in Systems Engineering, Board Design / Debug and Circuit Analyst are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Integration and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering

An entry-level Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $67,500 based on 6 salaries. An early career Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,126 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $107,696 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $125,069 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,800.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Staff Engineer, Electrical Engineering in their job title in San Diego, California earn an average of 20.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Austin, Texas (9.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Kansas City, Missouri (26.9% less) and Houston, Texas (24.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 116 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.2%
Early Career
19.8%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
32.8%
Late Career
19.8%