Electrical Engineer salary in California

Average salary
$105,500/yr
Based on 1,600 income tax records
$37,000
$367,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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$78K
 
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$130K
 
$146K
 
$127K
$37,000
$367,000
How much do Electrical Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Electrical Engineer is $105,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,600 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Electrical Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Electrical Engineer salary can vary between $37,000 to $367,000 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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Broadcom, California
10 income tax records
$457,500/yr
$296K – $723K
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Apple, California
73 income tax records
$305,500/yr
$142K – $652K
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Qualcomm Technologies, California
28 income tax records
$272,000/yr
$132K – $615K
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Tesla, California
11 income tax records
$259,000/yr
$91K – $803K
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Intel, California
36 income tax records
$153,500/yr
$84K – $310K
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PG&E, California
37 income tax records
$149,000/yr
$83K – $258K
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California Institute Of, California
12 income tax records
$130,500/yr
$80K – $176K
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Maxim Integrated Products, California
17 income tax records
$128,500/yr
$99K – $318K
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Department Of Water And Power Ci, California
45 income tax records
$124,500/yr
$84K – $181K
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Lawrence Livermore National Secu, California
10 income tax records
$117,500/yr
$69K – $176K
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Boeing, California
28 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$82K – $187K
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Keysight Technologies, California
10 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$74K – $150K
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Lam Research, California
11 income tax records
$108,500/yr
$30K – $250K
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Lockheed Martin, California
21 income tax records
$104,000/yr
$72K – $175K
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Raytheon Technologies, California
36 income tax records
$103,500/yr
$64K – $192K
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General Atomics, California
19 income tax records
$94,500/yr
$77K – $187K
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Insperity, California
11 income tax records
$94,000/yr
$42K – $149K
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TriNet, California
24 income tax records
$91,000/yr
$44K – $199K
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Southern California Edison Co, California
14 income tax records
$90,000/yr
$47K – $126K
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ADP, California
17 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$49K – $154K
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US Department Of Defense, California
134 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$23K – $130K
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State Of California, California
18 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$64K – $124K

Electrical Engineer demographics in California

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57% are single
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43% are married
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32% have kids
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51% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Electrical Engineers in California

1,600 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a electrical engineer in California is $105,500 per year. Electrical engineer salaries in California can vary between $37,000 to $367,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,600 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as electrical engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in California: Broadcom ($457,500 a year), Apple ($305,500 a year), and Qualcomm Technologies ($272,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for electrical engineers in California: Cupertino, CA ($217,000 a year), San Mateo, CA ($176,500 a year), and Sunnyvale, CA ($172,000 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.