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Electrical Engineer salary in the United States

Average salary
$86,000/yr
Based on 8,926 income tax records
$33,500
$184,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$33,500
$184,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Electrical Engineer in the United States is $86,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 8,926 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Electrical Engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $33,500 to $184,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Electrical Engineer salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
143 income tax records
$132,000/yr
$102K – $192K
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
120 income tax records
$127,000/yr
$91K – $168K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
162 income tax records
$105,000/yr
$80K – $151K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
159 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$77K – $131K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
47 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$87K – $120K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
241 income tax records
$99,000/yr
$80K – $139K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
215 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$78K – $125K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
225 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$77K – $122K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
127 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$77K – $121K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
63 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$76K – $112K
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New Orleans Metro Area, LA
43 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$70K – $111K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
224 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$75K – $119K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
234 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$69K – $122K
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Palm Bay Metro Area, FL
96 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$73K – $114K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
85 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$70K – $123K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
139 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$71K – $117K
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Manchester Metro Area, NH
40 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$74K – $128K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
144 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$74K – $114K
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Nashville Metro Area, TN
50 income tax records
$89,500/yr
$80K – $108K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
46 income tax records
$88,500/yr
$63K – $105K
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Huntsville Metro Area, AL
83 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$66K – $103K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
153 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$68K – $110K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
181 income tax records
$87,000/yr
$72K – $102K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
149 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$65K – $105K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
246 income tax records
$86,000/yr
$68K – $108K
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Orlando Metro Area, FL
97 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$67K – $116K
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Chattanooga Metro Area, TN
44 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$69K – $103K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
91 income tax records
$84,500/yr
$70K – $106K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
331 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$67K – $113K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
155 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$63K – $106K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
166 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$68K – $107K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
54 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$67K – $94K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
53 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$66K – $100K
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Boise City Metro Area, ID
44 income tax records
$80,500/yr
$57K – $95K
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Jacksonville Metro Area, FL
44 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$63K – $99K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
120 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$70K – $98K
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New York Metro Area, NY
221 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$62K – $99K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
68 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$62K – $110K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
99 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$70K – $97K
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Oklahoma City Metro Area, OK
46 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$58K – $98K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
78 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$68K – $102K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
66 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$60K – $94K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
74 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$62K – $102K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
90 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$67K – $93K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
67 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$65K – $93K
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Virginia Beach Metro Area, VA
90 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$60K – $90K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
44 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$53K – $107K
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Rochester Metro Area, NY
42 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$63K – $102K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
47 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$64K – $86K
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Charlotte Metro Area, NC
59 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$65K – $90K

Electrical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Apple, Santa Clara County, CA
25 income tax records
$239,500/yr
$184K – $321K
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Qualcomm Technologies, San Diego County, CA
13 income tax records
$218,500/yr
$178K – $315K
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Texas Instruments, Collin County, TX
17 income tax records
$159,000/yr
$122K – $247K
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Intel, Santa Clara County, CA
12 income tax records
$135,000/yr
$112K – $164K
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Department Of Water And Power Ci, Los Angeles County, CA
13 income tax records
$118,500/yr
$108K – $144K
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National Technology And Engineering Solutions Of Sandia, Bernalillo County, NM
20 income tax records
$110,000/yr
$101K – $128K
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L3Harris Technologies, Brevard County, FL
27 income tax records
$109,500/yr
$85K – $136K
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General Motors, Oakland County, MI
16 income tax records
$106,500/yr
$93K – $122K
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Boeing, King County, WA
15 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$87K – $118K
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Northrop Grumman, Baltimore County, MD
10 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$75K – $134K
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US Department Of Defense, St. Mary's County, MD
20 income tax records
$98,000/yr
$81K – $112K
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Tennessee Valley Authority, Hamilton County, TN
15 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$88K – $104K
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Lockheed Martin, Orange County, FL
12 income tax records
$93,000/yr
$81K – $101K
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General Atomics, San Diego County, CA
12 income tax records
$91,500/yr
$82K – $115K
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Micron Technology, Ada County, ID
19 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$72K – $109K
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Bmc, Jackson County, MO
16 income tax records
$83,500/yr
$79K – $99K
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Collins Aerospace, Linn County, IA
22 income tax records
$83,000/yr
$70K – $98K
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General Dynamics Mission Systems, Maricopa County, AZ
10 income tax records
$79,000/yr
$73K – $85K
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Raytheon Technologies, Pima County, AZ
48 income tax records
$76,000/yr
$69K – $102K
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Bae Systems Info Electronics S, Hillsborough County, NH
15 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$69K – $108K
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Honeywell International, Jackson County, MO
11 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$69K – $77K
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Dynetics, Madison County, AL
17 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$58K – $68K

Electrical Engineer demographics in the United States

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46% are single
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54% are married
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39% have kids
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56% own a home

Electrical Engineer salaries by age

$0
$27,000
$54,000
$81,000
$108,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Electrical Engineers in the United States

8,926 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a electrical engineer in the United States is $86,000 per year. Electrical engineer salaries in the United States can vary between $33,500 to $184,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 8,926 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 ($239,500 a year), Qualcomm Technologies ($218,500 a year), and Texas Instruments ($159,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in the United States: San Jose Metro Area, CA ($132,000 a year), San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($127,000 a year), and Austin Metro Area, TX ($105,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.