Electrical Engineer Salary in United States

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Average gross salary for Electrical Engineer GROSS SALARY
US$ 77,756
Average net salary for Electrical Engineer NET SALARY
US$ 58,148
The most typical salary for Electrical Engineer MOST TYPICAL GROSS
US$ 61,602
  Updated: 26 Nov 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 90

Electrical Engineer Earnings in United States

Average salary for Electrical Engineer in United States is US$ 77,756 (Gross). All data are based on our survey (90 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is US$ 58,148 (Net). The most typical salary is US$ 61,602 (Gross).

Earning percentages

Percentage of people earn this salary or more
6 % US$ 145,000
10 % US$ 118,000
22 % US$ 92,600
57 % US$ 72,084
93 % US$ 53,976
97 % US$ 44,333
99 % US$ 31,900

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary Salary entries
New York City US$ 57,812 08
San Francisco US$ 98,600 05
Boston US$ 105,000 04
Milwaukee US$ 71,525 04
Houston US$ 90,000 03
Los Angeles US$ 88,146 03
Atlanta US$ 87,333 03
Cincinnati US$ 83,333 03

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SENIOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 26 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Electrical power and Control systems engineer in government subcontracting nuclear work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 153,000

ENGINEER


 Posted: 14 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 4-8 years: "Provide solutions to prove products work."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 104,000

FIELD SERVICE ENGINEER


 Posted: 18 Jul 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Troubleshoot complex system prolems, execute complex system repairs."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 80,000

ELECTRICAL DESIGN ENGINEER


 Posted: 07 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "I design sensors for vechiles."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 86,000

TELECOM ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Design telecommunications systems."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 108,000

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SYSTEMS ENGINEER


 Posted: 24 Jun 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design mechanical and electrical components and assemblies for Echo Voyager, Boeing's first extra-large unmanned undersea vehicle (XLUUV) •Tasking including full life-cycle development, integration and test. •Provide a system engineering approach to activities to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions. •Assists others to evaluate customer/operational needs to define system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces. •Define, schedule, and work assigned tasks through completion to validate system-of-systems concepts, system concepts and subsystem concepts by inspection, analysis, test, and demonstration to assure that the system architecture and design concepts satisfy the intent of the customer requirements. •Recommend management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential production problems to ensure that personnel equipment, materials and services are provided as needed. •Assist in defining and scheduling tasks, providing status, monitoring integration and checkout activities, receiving and evaluating of results of activities. Assist the above for highly complex or broad scope programs. •Perform on-site system testing and integration with various electrical and mechanical systems in underwater environment."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 92,000

PRINCIPAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 02 Apr 2019

Some College, 20+ years: "US Government SATCOM."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 100,000

ASSOCIATE ELECTRICAL ENGINEER


 Posted: 11 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 16-20 years: "Design distribution and lighting for fire stations."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 145,000

POWER QUALITY PRINCIPLE ENGINEER


 Posted: 12 Dec 2018

Masters Degree, 20+ years: "Work with customers to resolve power quality issues and electrical power system issues."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 160,000

PROJECT COORDINATOR


 Posted: 30 Mar 2018

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Design electrical and build for industrial facilities."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 60,000

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
205K US$ 200,000
01
165K US$ 160,000
01
155K US$ 155,500
02
145K US$ 145,000
01
135K US$ 130,000
01
125K US$ 124,000
02
115K US$ 118,000
01
105K US$ 103,250
06
95K US$ 92,600
05
85K US$ 83,885
18
75K US$ 72,084
13
65K US$ 61,602
20
55K US$ 53,976
13
45K US$ 44,333
03
35K US$ 31,900
02
25K US$ 26,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 81,461 56
Women US$ 87,750 04
N/A US$ 69,508 30

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 143,500 02
Masters Degree US$ 81,014 30
Bachelors Degree US$ 73,947 45
Some College US$ 76,600 12
High School US$ 33,800 01

Electrical Engineer workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in United States. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses US$ 143,500. While Electrical Engineer workers with High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of US$ 33,800. This is 324.56% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 102,476 13
16-20 Years US$ 113,833 06
12-16 Years US$ 140,500 02
8-12 Years US$ 69,580 10
4-8 Years US$ 78,469 15
2-4 Years US$ 71,427 20
1-2 Years US$ 61,142 14
0-1 Year US$ 54,450 10

Electrical Engineer workers in United States with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 12-16 Years of experience earn a gross average of US$ 140,500 compared to US$ 54,450 for their counterparts with 0-1 Year of experience. The difference between workers with 12-16 Years of experience and 0-1 Year is 158.03%.


  SALARY BY AGE   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
63-68 US$ 60,000 01
57-62 US$ 77,333 03
51-56 US$ 130,000 01
45-50 US$ 122,437 08
39-44 US$ 88,875 08
33-38 US$ 76,375 04
27-32 US$ 83,504 12
22-26 US$ 66,318 22
Less US$ 33,800 01
N/A US$ 69,508 30
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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 78,340 83
Contract US$ 58,000 04
Self Employed US$ 87,933 03
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  SALARY BY CITY   ELECTRICAL ENGINEER   UNITED STATES

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# Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Boston Electrical Engineer in Boston US$ 105,000 04
2. San Francisco Electrical Engineer in San Francisco US$ 98,600 05
3. Houston Electrical Engineer in Houston US$ 90,000 03
4. Los Angeles Electrical Engineer in Los Angeles US$ 88,146 03
5. Atlanta Electrical Engineer in Atlanta US$ 87,333 03
6. Orlando Electrical Engineer in Orlando US$ 85,000 02
7. Cincinnati Electrical Engineer in Cincinnati US$ 83,333 03
8. Washington DC Electrical Engineer in Washington DC US$ 81,333 03
9. Indianapolis Electrical Engineer in Indianapolis US$ 81,000 02
10. Albuquerque Electrical Engineer in Albuquerque US$ 76,000 02

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    ELECTRICAL ENGINEER

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia Electrical Engineer in Australia US$ 88,407 AU$ 96,138 25
2. United States United States US$ 77,756 US$ 77,756 90
3. Canada Canada Electrical Engineer in Canada US$ 67,222 CA$ 69,717 45
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Electrical Engineer in United Kingdom US$ 58,893 GBP 40,875 16
5. China China Electrical Engineer in China US$ 26,951 CNY 173,111 18
6. Russia Russia Electrical Engineer in Russia US$ 12,483 RUB 576,311 09
7. India India Electrical Engineer in India US$ 11,699 INR 685,608 46

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