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Electrical Engineer Salary

$115,733 (USD)

Average Salary

$56/hr

Average Hourly

$4,271

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 21, 2019

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is $115,733 a year and $56 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Electrical Engineer is between $80,886 and $143,758. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Electrical Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Researches, develops, designs, tests, and evaluates electrical components, equipment, and systems, applying principles and techniques of electrical engineering.
  • Designs electrical equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and domestic purposes.
  • Designs, and may direct engineering personnel in, fabrication of test control apparatus and equipment, and determines methods, procedures, and conditions for testing products.
  • Excludes paraprofessionals.
Electrical Engineer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Electrical Engineers

Job family population: 186,490

Estimated population of Electrical Engineer jobs: 8,470

Rate of error: 1.3%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$134,166
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Electrical Engineer Job Listings for United States

Electrical Engineer
Nov 20
Portland, OR, USA
CyberCoders
Electrical Engineer If you are a Electrical Engineer with Analog and Digital Circuit design experience, please read on! We are seeking a talented Electrical Engineer to add to our engineering team ...
Electrical Engineer Senior
Nov 21
Phoenix, United States
Salt River Project
Job Brief Provide electrical engineering services to the Gila River Generating Station. Examples of work includes project on-boarding, troubleshooting, system health ownership, electrical design ...
Senior Electrical Engineer
Nov 20
Des Moines, United States
IMEG Corp
S., is currently seeking an Experienced Electrical Engineer in our Des Moines, IA office. With a global footprint of 40 offices and a deep bench of nearly 1,300 team members, we know the technical ...
Electrical Engineer
Nov 20
Tucson, AZ, USA
Connexion Systems & Engineering, Inc.
Electrical Engineer With some guidance from Senior Engineers, the Electrical Engineer will design and test electrical systems and subsystems involving both analog and digital electronics. Design work ...
Electrical Engineer
Nov 20
Orange, United States
Bi-Search Int''l, Inc. (BSI)
Electrical Engineer Department: Engineering Scope: Design, develop, test or supervise the manufacturing of electrical components or systems for industrial use. This includes responsibility for ...

The average pay for an Electrical Engineer is $115,733 a year and $56 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for an Electrical Engineer is between $80,886 and $143,758. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Electrical Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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