Electrical Engineer Salary in the US

$77,100
per year
per month
$6,430
per month
per year
Bonus
$4,250/year
Commission
$11,700/year
Profit Sharing
$3,240/year
Bonus
$350/month
Commission
$980/month
Profit Sharing
$270/month

Electrical Engineer - Average Salary

The average salary for an Electrical Engineer is $77,100 per year ($6,430 per month), which is $23,610 (+44%) higher than the average salary in the US.
An Electrical Engineer can expect an average starting salary of $59,800. The highest salaries can exceed $140,000.
$59,800
Low
$77,100
Average salary
$140,000
High
$4,980
Low
$6,430
Average salary
$11,670
High
Total pay includes salary, bonus, commission and profit sharing.
$520
$101,900
$204,400
Salary$59,800 - 140,000
Bonus$930 - 16,400
Commission$1,160 - 32,400
Profit Sharing$520 - 15,600
Total Pay$62,410 - 204,400
$40
$8,500
$17,040
Salary$4,980 - 11,670
Bonus$80 - 1,370
Commission$100 - 2,700
Profit Sharing$40 - 1,300
Total Pay$5,200 - 17,040

Electrical Engineer Salary Range

Internship
$41,600
Low
$59,800
Average salary
$77,100
Senior
$106,400
High
$140,000
Internship
$3,470
Low
$4,980
Average salary
$6,430
Senior
$8,870
High
$11,670
Among Electrical Engineers in the US, Junior/Intern Electrical Engineers tend to have the lowest salaries, while more experienced Senior Electrical Engineers and Principal Electrical Engineers enjoy the highest salaries.

Electrical Engineer - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Apple Electrical Engineer$126K/year
+64% 
Principal Electrical Engineer$124K/year
+61% 
Google Electrical Engineer$110K/year
+43% 
Senior Electrical Engineer$106K/year
+38% 
Microsoft Electrical Engineer$101K/year
+31% 
IBM Electrical Engineer$100K/year
+29% 
Tesla Electrical Engineer$97K/year
+26% 
Spacex Electrical Engineer$96K/year
+24% 
NASA Electrical Engineer$83K/year
+7% 
Boeing Electrical Engineer$82K/year
+6% 
Northrop Grumman Electrical Engineer$79K/year
+3% 
Raytheon Electrical Engineer$76K/year
 -2%
Lockheed Martin Electrical Engineer$72K/year
 -7%
Associate Electrical Engineer$70K/year
 -9%
Junior Electrical Engineer$63K/year
 -18%
Electrical Engineer Intern$42K/year
 -46%

Electrical Engineer - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level Electrical Engineer with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $59,800 per year. A mid career Electrical Engineer with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $71,200, while a Senior Electrical Engineer with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $106,400. Electrical Engineers with more than 20 years of experience earn $115,400 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of an Electrical Engineer

Late Career▲ +50%
Senior▲ +38%
Average Salary$77,100/year
Mid Career▼ -8%
Entry Level▼ -22%

Gender Breakdown

Female
14%
Male
86%

Electrical Engineer - Jobs by Location

Electrical Engineer - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all Electrical Engineer jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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