How much does an Electrical Engineer I make in the United States? The average Electrical Engineer I salary in the United States is $73,201 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $68,162 and $79,296. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $68,162 10% $63,575 90% $84,847 75% $79,296 $73,201 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer I

Electrical Engineer I assists with the design, development, and testing of electrical equipment, components, or systems. Familiar with mathematical and engineering principles and methods used to design electrical systems. Being an Electrical Engineer I is guided by and provides support to more experienced engineers. Requires a bachelor's degree of Electrical Engineering. Additionally, Electrical Engineer I typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Electrical Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be an Electrical Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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