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Engineer Substation Salary
in San Diego, California

$106,465 (USD)

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Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Engineer Substation is $106,465 a year and $51 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Engineer Substation is between $74,408 and $132,246. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

  • Develops and evaluates plans for major substation projects, performing protection and control design.
  • Plans and designs substations and overhead and underground lines; and devises complex electrical computations to determine type and arrangement of circuits and size, type, and number of pieces of related equipment for transmitting power from distribution points.
  • Devises electrical protection and control design deliverables, and/or physical layouts for high and extra-high voltage substations.
  • Excludes paraprofessional positions.
Engineer Substation Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Electrical Engineers

Job family population: 183,370

Estimated population of Engineer Substation jobs: 8,329

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Engineer Substation Job Listings for San Diego, California

Materials Manager - Transmission/Substation
Jun 6
San Diego, CA, USA
Agile Sourcing Partners
Able to read and understand blueprints/ Engineered Spec. and design sheets. * Understands how ... Requirements: * 5+ years of Transmission/Substation experience is preferred * Bachelor's degree is ...
Project Control Scheduler
Jun 3
La Jolla, CA, USA
HirePower Personnel, Inc
Required Skills: · BA/BS degree (Construction or Engineering preferred) with 5+ years' work ... or substation · Experience with high volume quick turnaround projects Company Description ...
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