Electrical Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
$87,500/yr
Based on 14,779 income tax records
$35,000
$198,000
Age:
Average salary by age
18-25
26-35
36-45
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56+
 
$68K
 
$82K
 
$105K
 
$112K
 
$110K
$35,000
$198,000
How much do Electrical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Electrical Engineer is $87,500 per year. This is based on data from 14,779 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Electrical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Electrical Engineer salary can vary between $35,000 to $198,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Electrical Engineer salary by location

Electrical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Apple, Santa Clara County, CA
55 income tax records
$323,000/yr
$139K – $664K
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Qualcomm Technologies, San Diego County, CA
27 income tax records
$273,000/yr
$157K – $615K
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Cirrus Logic Internation, Travis County, TX
10 income tax records
$197,500/yr
$112K – $303K
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Intel, Maricopa County, AZ
13 income tax records
$195,500/yr
$115K – $225K
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Texas Instruments, Collin County, TX
33 income tax records
$167,000/yr
$83K – $402K
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Microsoft, King County, WA
28 income tax records
$166,500/yr
$77K – $321K
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Advanced Micro Devices, Travis County, TX
15 income tax records
$164,000/yr
$89K – $513K
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Microchip Technology, Maricopa County, AZ
11 income tax records
$129,500/yr
$63K – $177K
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Department Of Water And Power Ci, Los Angeles County, CA
34 income tax records
$127,000/yr
$85K – $181K
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Maxim Integrated Products, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$126,500/yr
$120K – $309K
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The MITRE, Middlesex County, MA
15 income tax records
$121,000/yr
$92K – $162K
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US Department Of Defense, Fairfax County, VA
19 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$80K – $147K
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Boeing, Los Angeles County, CA
21 income tax records
$112,500/yr
$84K – $187K
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Ntess, Bernalillo County, NM
38 income tax records
$112,000/yr
$71K – $161K
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Tennessee Valley Authority, Hamilton County, TN
27 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$88K – $182K
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Bonneville Power Administration, Clark County, WA
18 income tax records
$108,000/yr
$68K – $126K
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Comed, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$107,500/yr
$46K – $133K
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Bmc, Jackson County, MO
26 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$74K – $219K
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Jhu Applied Physics Laboratory, Howard County, MD
27 income tax records
$107,000/yr
$73K – $165K
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General Dynamics Mission Systems, Maricopa County, AZ
19 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$48K – $171K
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General Motors, Oakland County, MI
33 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$42K – $159K
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Lockheed Martin, Jefferson County, CO
10 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$80K – $141K
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Micron Technology, Ada County, ID
29 income tax records
$95,500/yr
$73K – $238K
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Raytheon Technologies, Los Angeles County, CA
25 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$64K – $138K
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General Atomics, San Diego County, CA
19 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$77K – $187K
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Chrysler, Oakland County, MI
16 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$72K – $115K
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L3Harris Technologies, Brevard County, FL
57 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$54K – $153K
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Bae Systems Info Electronics S, Hillsborough County, NH
31 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$71K – $154K
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Power Engineers, Ada County, ID
11 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$67K – $110K
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Sargent Lundy, Cook County, IL
11 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$70K – $107K
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Collins Aerospace, Linn County, IA
33 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$53K – $156K
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Honeywell International, Johnson County, KS
15 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$44K – $106K
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Dynetics, Madison County, AL
41 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$33K – $88K
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General Dynamics Electric Boat, New London County, CT
24 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$65K – $129K

Electrical Engineer demographics in United States

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49% are single
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51% are married
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35% have kids
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58% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Electrical Engineers in United States

14,779 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a electrical engineer in the United States is $87,500 per year. Electrical engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $35,000 to $198,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 14,779 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as electrical engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in the United States: Apple ($323,000 a year), Qualcomm Technologies ($273,000 a year), and Cirrus Logic Internation ($197,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($146,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($121,000 a year), and Austin Metro Area, TX ($114,500 a year).
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Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.