Updated August 27, 2020

How Much Does General Electric Pay?

Employees at General Electric make, on average, $86,427 a year or $41.55 an hour.

The lowest earners at General Electric make under $55,000 a year, while the top 10 percent earn over $134,000.

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General Electric Salaries By Department

Our data shows that different departments at General Electric pay different salaries.

Employees in business development roles earn the highest wages at General Electric, with an average salary of $119,193.

Employees working in the non profit/government organizational function also get paid well, with an average yearly pay of $108,336.

Departments that don't pay as well at General Electric include the warehouse and administrative organizational functions, with employees earning $39,262 and $57,180, respectively.

Department
Average
Business Development
Business Development
$119,193
$119k
Non Profit/Government
Non Profit/Government
$108,336
$108k
IT
IT
$104,060
$104k
Engineering
Engineering
$103,363
$103k
Marketing
Marketing
$100,875
$101k
Finance
Finance
$99,119
$99k
Sales
Sales
$95,412
$95k
Retail
Retail
$93,094
$93k
Accounting
Accounting
$88,762
$89k
Human Resources
Human Resources
$80,184
$80k

General Electric Salaries By Job Title

The average employee at General Electric earns a yearly salary of $86,427 per year, but different jobs can earn drastically different salaries.

Some of the positions that earn high wages at General Electric include lead technician, project leader, lean six sigma black belt, and project manager.

A worker with the title lead technician salary at General Electric can earn an average yearly salary of $120,001.

Some of the other roles at General Electric are assembly line worker and assembler. A worker with the title assembly line worker at General Electric earns an average salary of $29,274 per year.

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General Electric Salaries By Location

When choosing a place to work, it's important to factor in the cost of living when negotiating a salary.

At General Electric, the employees are paid different salaries depending on their location.

The city with the highest average salary is San Ramon, CA, where employees earn an average salary of $105,422.

General Electric Employees in Boston, MA don't earn quite as much. The median salary in Boston, MA is $93,787.

Recently Added General Electric Salaries

JobLocationDate AddedSalary
Manufacturing Production Associate-2Nd and 3Rd Shift
Madison, WI
Manufacturing Production Associate-2Nd and 3Rd Shift
Madison, WI
Madison, WI
10/27/2020
10/27/2020
$40,44610/27/2020
$40,446
Manufacturing Production Associate-2Nd and 3Rd Shift
Madison, WI
Manufacturing Production Associate-2Nd and 3Rd Shift
Madison, WI
Madison, WI
09/02/2020
09/02/2020
$40,44609/02/2020
$40,446
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Schenectady, NY
Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Schenectady, NY
Schenectady, NY
01/13/2020
01/13/2020
$53,34401/13/2020
$53,344
Electrician
Schenectady, NY
Electrician
Schenectady, NY
Schenectady, NY
01/07/2020
01/07/2020
$53,34401/07/2020
$53,344
Monitor
Wilmington, NC
Monitor
Wilmington, NC
Wilmington, NC
12/09/2019
12/09/2019
$69,35112/09/2019
$69,351

General Electric Competitor Salaries

Some of the competitors of General Electric are Google, Johnson & Johnson, and Applied Materials.

Employees at Google earn more than most of the competition, with an average yearly salary of $127,251.

Employees at Johnson & Johnson earn an average of $88,751 per year, and the employees at Applied Materials earn an average salary of $84,633 per year.

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