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Electrical Engineer Salary

$40,500 - $48,499
1% of jobs
$48,500 - $56,499
4% of jobs
$56,500 - $64,499
9% of jobs
$70,500 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$64,500 - $72,499
12% of jobs
$72,500 - $80,499
16% of jobs
The average salary is $86,545 a year
$80,500 - $88,499
18% of jobs
$88,500 - $96,499
13% of jobs
$98,000 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$96,500 - $104,499
9% of jobs
$104,500 - $112,499
6% of jobs
$112,500 - $120,499
4% of jobs
$120,500 - $128,500
2% of jobs

National Average

$40,500 $86,545/year $128,500
Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison by Location
Nationwide
United States
$86,545
Ashburn, VA
Virginia
$88,534

As of Jul 16, 2019, the average annual pay for an Electrical Engineer in the United States is $86,545 a year.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $128,500 and as low as $40,500, the majority of Electrical Engineer salaries currently range between $70,500 (25th percentile) to $98,000 (75th percentile) across the United States. The average pay range for an Electrical Engineer varies little (about $27,500), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Electrical Engineer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. People working as an Electrical Engineer in your area are making on average $88,534 per year or $1,989 (2%) more than the national average annual salary of $86,545. Virginia ranks number 16 out of 50 states nationwide for Electrical Engineer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Electrical Engineer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

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Average Electrical Engineer Salary Across the U.S.

Salary Range (Percentile)
  25th Average 75th
Annual Salary $70,500 $86,545 $98,000
Monthly Salary $5,875 $7,212 $8,167
Weekly Salary $1,356 $1,664 $1,885
Hourly Salary $34 $42 $47

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