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Average Salary - Electrical Engineer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$79,448 USD

£61,027 GBP
New York City

$57,812 USD

$62,000 USD

£47,625 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Electrical Engineer / United States

Average salary for Electrical Engineer / United States is $79,448 USD per year. The most typical earning is $62,000 USD. All data are based on 95 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $83,800 USD. Women receive a salary of $87,800 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $143,500 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $85,500 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 12-16 Years of experience receive salary of $143,500 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $113,800 USD.

Levels / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
1 100%
1.05%
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
2 98.95%
2.11%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
0 n/a
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
1 96.84%
1.05%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
2 95.79%
2.11%
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
6 93.68%
6.32%
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
7 87.37%
7.37%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
16 80%
16.84%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
4 63.16%
4.21%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
10 58.95%
10.53%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
5 48.42%
5.26%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
9 43.16%
9.47%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
10 33.68%
10.53%
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
4 23.16%
4.21%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
2 18.95%
2.11%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
4 16.84%
4.21%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
2 12.63%
2.11%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
0 n/a
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
1 10.53%
1.05%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
1 9.47%
1.05%
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
1 8.42%
1.05%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
1 7.37%
1.05%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
0 n/a
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
1 6.32%
1.05%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
2 5.26%
2.11%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
1 3.16%
1.05%
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
0 n/a
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
1 2.11%
1.05%
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
1 1.05%
1.05%
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Women 4 $87,800 USD
2 Men 61 $83,800 USD

Education / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 2 $143,500 USD
2 Masters Degree 31 $85,500 USD
3 Some College 12 $76,600 USD
4 Bachelors Degree 49 $74,600 USD
5 High School 1 $33,800 USD

Experience / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 12-16 Years 4 $143,500 USD
2 16-20 Years 6 $113,800 USD
3 20+ Years 13 $102,500 USD
4 4-8 Years 15 $78,500 USD
5 2-4 Years 23 $73,300 USD
6 8-12 Years 10 $69,600 USD
7 1-2 Years 14 $61,100 USD
8 0-1 Year 10 $54,500 USD

Age / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 2 $138,500 USD
2 51-55 1 $130,000 USD
3 46-50 8 $122,400 USD
4 41-45 5 $99,800 USD
5 31-35 8 $78,600 USD
6 26-30 18 $78,400 USD
7 61-65 3 $78,300 USD
8 36-40 4 $71,300 USD
9 n/a 30 $69,500 USD
10 21-25 15 $65,500 USD
11 14-20 1 $33,800 USD

Work Type / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 3 $87,900 USD
2 Permanent 87 $80,200 USD
3 Contract 5 $62,000 USD

States / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Mississippi 1 $128,000 USD
2 District Of Columbia (DC) 4 $116,000 USD
3 Massachusetts 5 $103,000 USD
4 New Hampshire 1 $102,500 USD
5 Alabama 3 $96,700 USD
6 Texas 5 $91,500 USD
7 California 14 $88,500 USD
8 Georgia 3 $87,300 USD
9 Iowa 1 $83,500 USD
10 Indiana 2 $81,000 USD
11 Florida 3 $78,300 USD
12 Ohio 5 $78,000 USD
13 New Mexico 2 $76,000 USD
14 Arizona 2 $73,500 USD
15 Virginia 2 $72,500 USD
16 Wisconsin 4 $71,500 USD
17 Oklahoma 2 $71,000 USD
18 Illinois 4 $70,400 USD
19 South Carolina 2 $70,000 USD
20 Pennsylvania 5 $66,800 USD
21 Michigan 3 $65,500 USD
22 North Carolina 1 $65,000 USD
23 Oregon 2 $62,500 USD
24 Kentucky 1 $60,000 USD
25 Missouri 1 $60,000 USD
26 New York State 9 $58,100 USD
27 Minnesota 1 $55,000 USD
28 North Dakota 1 $48,000 USD
29 Tennessee 1 $30,000 USD

Cities / Electrical Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Birmingham, United States 1 $160,000 USD
2 Sacramento 1 $145,000 USD
3 Jackson 1 $128,000 USD
4 Washington DC 4 $116,000 USD
5 Boston 4 $105,000 USD
6 Dallas 1 $104,000 USD
7 Manchester, United States 1 $102,500 USD
8 San Francisco 5 $98,600 USD
9 Worcester 1 $95,000 USD
10 Huntington Beach 1 $92,000 USD
11 Houston 4 $88,400 USD
12 Los Angeles 3 $88,100 USD
13 Atlanta 3 $87,300 USD
14 --Other-- 5 $86,000 USD
15 Orlando 2 $85,000 USD
16 Des Moines 1 $83,500 USD
17 Cincinnati 3 $83,300 USD
18 Indianapolis 2 $81,000 USD
19 Richmond 1 $80,000 USD
20 Albuquerque 2 $76,000 USD
21 Phoenix 2 $73,500 USD
22 Pittsburgh 1 $73,000 USD
23 Milwaukee 4 $71,500 USD
24 Oklahoma City 2 $71,000 USD
25 Chicago 4 $70,400 USD
26 Columbia, South Carolina 2 $70,000 USD
27 Cleveland 2 $70,000 USD
28 Huntsville 1 $70,000 USD
29 Detroit 3 $65,500 USD
30 Philadelphia 4 $65,300 USD
31 Fremont 2 $65,000 USD
32 Charlotte 1 $65,000 USD
33 Fort Lauderdale 1 $65,000 USD
34 Norfolk 1 $65,000 USD
35 Portland, Oregon 2 $62,500 USD
36 Louisville 1 $60,000 USD
37 Buffalo, United States 1 $60,000 USD
38 Montgomery 1 $60,000 USD
39 St. Louis 1 $60,000 USD
40 New York City 8 $57,800 USD
41 San Diego 2 $57,000 USD
42 St. Paul 1 $55,000 USD
43 Fargo, North Dakota 1 $48,000 USD
44 Knoxville 1 $30,000 USD

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