ELECTRICAL ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$61,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$110,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Exxon Mobil
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
3.8 years
How much does an electrical engineer make?
Electrical Engineers in America make, on average, $82,135 a year or $39.49 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $110,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $61,000 per year. Professional companies and Internet companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Electrical Engineer salaries are Washington, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Connecticut. The typical tenure for an Electrical Engineer is 3.8 years.

Average Electrical Engineer Salary By Company

Electrical Engineers can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Professional companies and Internet companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Electrical Engineers are Exxon Mobil and Pioneer Power Solutions. Also, companies like Facebook and Microsoft pay their Electrical Engineers very well.

Average Electrical Engineer Salary By Location

Across America, Electrical Engineers make on average $82,135 annually or $39.49 hourly. Cupertino, CA reports the highest Electrical Engineer salaries at $90,154 per year. Even as an entry-level Electrical Engineer, you will make $63,000 per year in Cupertino, CA. Some of the states with the best Electrical Engineer salaries are Washington, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Oregon, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Maine. Louisiana, Alabama, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Arkansas have the lowest reported salaries for Electrical Engineers.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Cupertino, CA
$90,154
2
Bellevue, WA
$89,531
3
New York, NY
$85,713
4
Baltimore, MD
$82,587
5
Washington, DC
$81,946

Average Electrical Engineer Salary By Industry

Wages for Electrical Engineers can differ based on the industry they work in. Our data shows that Utilities companies, Automotive companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Electrical Engineers. Salaries for Electrical Engineers in Utilities companies average $83,731 annually, while Automotive companies and Professional companies pay $83,605 and $83,219, respectively. The average salary for Electrical Engineers in the Construction industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $79,992.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$83,731
2
Automotive
$83,605
3
Professional
$83,219
4
Internet
$82,489
5
Technology
$82,105

RECENTLY ADDED Electrical Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Nga)
Electrical Engineer
10/31/2019
$134,789
LRS Federal LLC
Electrical Engineer
10/31/2019
$65,000
Bradley-Morris, Inc.
Electrical Engineer
10/31/2019
$100,000
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (Nga)
Electrical Engineer
10/31/2019
$134,789
Department of The Navy Office of Civilian Human Resources
Electrical Engineer
10/30/2019
$81,283
Manpower
Electrical Engineer
10/30/2019
$68,871
Board of Regents of The University of Wisconsin System
Electrical Engineer
10/30/2019
$80,000
Technical People
Electrical Engineer
10/30/2019
$60,000
Department of Energy
Electrical Engineer
10/30/2019
$123,852
Cybercoders
Electrical Engineer
10/30/2019
$70,000
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