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Electrical Engineer salary in the United States

Average total salary*
$84,500/yr
Average per year
$84,500
Average per year
$84,500
$33,500
Total salary range**
$181,500
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Based on 6,351 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Electrical Engineers make in the United States?
The average total salary for a Electrical Engineer in the United States is $84,500 per year. This is based on data from 6,351 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Electrical Engineer in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$84,500
Average per year
$84,500
$33,500
Total salary range**
$181,500
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Based on 6,351 income tax records from TurboTax
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Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Apple, Santa Clara County, CA
18 income tax records
$230,000/yr
$150K – $321K
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Qualcomm Technologies, San Diego County, CA
12 income tax records
$211,500/yr
$171K – $315K
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Texas Instruments, Collin County, TX
13 income tax records
$188,000/yr
$122K – $244K
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Intel, Washington County, OR
17 income tax records
$139,000/yr
$106K – $173K
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General Motors, Oakland County, MI
13 income tax records
$115,000/yr
$94K – $130K
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L3Harris Technologies, Brevard County, FL
20 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$101K – $139K
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Boeing, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$87K – $118K
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National Technology And Engineering Solutions Of Sandia, Bernalillo County, NM
16 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$101K – $118K
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US Department Of Defense, St. Mary's County, MD
14 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$73K – $114K
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Tennessee Valley Authority, Hamilton County, TN
12 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$84K – $100K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
80 income tax records
$130,000/yr
$96K – $172K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
106 income tax records
$123,500/yr
$97K – $180K
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Manchester Metro Area, NH
26 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$78K – $136K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
109 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$82K – $157K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
37 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$80K – $115K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
36 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$90K – $116K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
111 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$79K – $131K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
181 income tax records
$96,500/yr
$78K – $130K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
161 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$78K – $124K
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Palm Bay Metro Area, FL
72 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$76K – $114K

Electrical Engineer demographics

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48% are single
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52% are married
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37% have kids
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38% own a home

Electrical Engineer salaries by age

$0
$26,750
$53,500
$80,250
$107,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Electrical Engineers

6,351 full-time salaries from 2019

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Electrical Technician
3,476 income tax records
$45,500/yr
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Mechanical Engineer
6,922 income tax records
$77,000/yr
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Electronics Engineer
321 income tax records
$86,500/yr
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Mechanical Design Engineer
574 income tax records
$60,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.