Senior Electrical Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$104,000
$81,000
Min 10%
$104,000
Median 50%
$134,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Seattle, WA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
5.2 years
How much does a senior electrical engineer make?
Senior Electrical Engineers in the US make on average $104,726 annually or $50.35 hourly. The top 10 percent make over $134,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $81,000 per year. Technology companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The best states for high paying Senior Electrical Engineer jobs are Washington, Alaska, California, Massachusetts, and New Mexico. Most Senior Electrical Engineers spend 5.2 years in the position.

Average Senior Electrical Engineer Salary By Location

Senior Electrical Engineers in the United States of America make on average $104,726 a year or $50.35 per hour. Seattle, WA reports the highest Senior Electrical Engineer salaries at $136,086 per year. The average entry-level salary in Seattle, WA is $99,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Senior Electrical Engineer salaries are Washington, Alaska, California, Massachusetts, and New Mexico. The lowest earning states are North Dakota, Ohio, West Virginia, Arkansas, and Indiana.
City
Average Salary
$101,686
$102k

Map of Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Electrical Engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Senior Electrical Engineer Salary By Company

Senior Electrical Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Technology companies and Construction companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Senior Electrical Engineers are Microsoft and Twitter. Companies like S & B and Bechtel also report very competitive wages for Senior Electrical Engineers.
Company
Average Salary
$173,023
$173k
$159,682
$160k
$121,765
$122k
$121,451
$121k
$121,167
$121k
$120,721
$121k
$118,213
$118k
$117,725
$118k

Average Senior Electrical Engineer Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Senior Electrical Engineer works in can influence their earning potential. Our analysis shows that Construction companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Senior Electrical Engineers. Salaries for Senior Electrical Engineers in Construction companies average $121,080 annually, while Technology companies and Manufacturing companies pay $104,817 and $102,644, respectively. The average salary for Senior Electrical Engineers in the Automotive industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $93,239.
Industry
Average Salary
Construction
Construction
$121,080
$121k
Technology
Technology
$104,817
$105k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$102,644
$103k
Energy
Energy
$99,523
$100k
Automotive
Automotive
$93,239
$93k

Senior Electrical Engineer Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Senior Electrical Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
City of Loveland
Senior Electrical Engineer
04/25/2020
$93,700
Senior Electrical Automation Engineer
04/03/2020
$80,000
Senior Electrical Engineer
03/27/2020
$100,000
Senior Electrical Engineer (Willing To Relocate)
03/02/2020
$140,000
Senior Electrical Hardware Engineer
03/01/2020
$85,000
Consulting for Architects, Inc.
Senior Electrical Engineer | Commercial Office Buildings
02/29/2020
$90,000
Sunbolt Recruiting Group, LLC
SR. Electrical Engineer
02/28/2020
$95,000
City of Loveland
Senior Electrical Engineer
02/22/2020
$93,700
Senior Electrical Engineer
01/29/2020
$100,000
Senior Electrical Engineer
01/29/2020
$125,000
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