Electrical Engineer salary in California

Average salary
$100,000/yr
Based on 1,438 income tax records
$31,500
$306,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$31,500
$306,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

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

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Electrical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Electrical Engineer is $100,000 per year. This is based on data from 1,438 TurboTax users who reported their job as Electrical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Electrical Engineer salary can vary between $31,500 to $306,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Electrical Engineer salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Cupertino, CA
11 income tax records
$232,500/yr
$215K – $266K
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Mountain View, CA
17 income tax records
$168,500/yr
$138K – $210K
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San Mateo, CA
15 income tax records
$159,500/yr
$139K – $187K
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San Jose, CA
100 income tax records
$146,500/yr
$102K – $214K
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Sunnyvale, CA
26 income tax records
$137,500/yr
$125K – $181K
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Santa Clara, CA
30 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$104K – $164K
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San Francisco, CA
53 income tax records
$123,000/yr
$91K – $160K
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Oakland, CA
18 income tax records
$116,500/yr
$97K – $144K
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Irvine, CA
17 income tax records
$113,000/yr
$98K – $162K
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Fremont, CA
22 income tax records
$110,500/yr
$90K – $133K
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Redondo Beach, CA
15 income tax records
$103,000/yr
$80K – $127K
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Escondido, CA
10 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$91K – $131K
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Folsom, CA
14 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$91K – $141K
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San Diego, CA
144 income tax records
$100,000/yr
$75K – $138K
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Los Angeles, CA
40 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$83K – $118K
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Hawthorne, CA
11 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$81K – $102K
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Long Beach, CA
16 income tax records
$95,000/yr
$67K – $116K
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Sacramento, CA
24 income tax records
$92,500/yr
$76K – $101K
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Torrance, CA
19 income tax records
$86,500/yr
$79K – $121K
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Camarillo, CA
17 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$64K – $98K
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Ridgecrest, CA
28 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$66K – $87K

Electrical Engineer salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Apple, California
61 income tax records
$273,500/yr
$207K – $365K
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Qualcomm Technologies, California
23 income tax records
$218,500/yr
$173K – $328K
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Intel, California
38 income tax records
$142,500/yr
$112K – $178K
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PG&E, California
19 income tax records
$142,500/yr
$104K – $161K
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Maxim Integrated Products, California
15 income tax records
$124,000/yr
$119K – $162K
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Department Of Water And Power Ci, California
29 income tax records
$119,000/yr
$95K – $141K
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TriNet, California
17 income tax records
$111,500/yr
$91K – $129K
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Raytheon Technologies, California
26 income tax records
$109,000/yr
$85K – $145K
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Lockheed Martin, California
13 income tax records
$105,500/yr
$93K – $135K
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Boeing, California
19 income tax records
$102,500/yr
$93K – $123K
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Insperity, California
10 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$71K – $111K
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General Atomics, California
17 income tax records
$97,500/yr
$87K – $101K
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Southern California Edison Co, California
13 income tax records
$92,000/yr
$79K – $102K
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Northrop Grumman, California
54 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$76K – $116K
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ADP, California
20 income tax records
$82,500/yr
$65K – $106K
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US Department Of Defense, California
111 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$61K – $97K
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State Of California, California
22 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$65K – $101K

Electrical Engineer demographics in California

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57% are single
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43% are married
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29% have kids
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48% own a home

Electrical Engineer salaries by age in California

$0
$35,625
$71,250
$106,875
$142,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Electrical Engineers in California

1,438 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a electrical engineer in California is $100,000 per year. Electrical engineer salaries in California can vary between $31,500 to $306,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,438 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as electrical engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in California: Apple ($273,500 a year), Qualcomm Technologies ($218,500 a year), and Intel ($142,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in California: Cupertino, CA ($232,500 a year), Mountain View, CA ($168,500 a year), and San Mateo, CA ($159,500 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.