How much does an Electrical Engineer III make in the United States? The average Electrical Engineer III salary in the United States is $107,484 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $97,159 and $118,238. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Electrical Engineer III

Electrical Engineer III designs, develops, and tests electrical equipment, components, or systems. Applies mathematical and engineering principles and methods to electrical system designs. Being an Electrical Engineer III contributes to research efforts to develop a solution or a new product. Requires a bachelor's degree of Electrical Engineering. Additionally, Electrical Engineer III typically reports to supervisor or manager. The Electrical Engineer III contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be an Electrical Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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