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How much does an Electrical Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary
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16k salaries reported, updated at Mar 24, 2020
$90,677
per year
The average salary for a electrical engineer is $90,677 per year in the United States.
Most common benefits
  • Stock ownership plan
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Dental insurance

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Most common benefits for Electrical Engineers

  • Stock ownership plan
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health savings account
  • Retirement plan
  • Disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Salary satisfaction

59%

Based on 626 ratings

59% of Electrical engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area

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