How much does an Electrical Engineer III make in the United States? The average Electrical Engineer III salary in the United States is $112,894 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $103,334 and $123,166. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
Electrical Engineer III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Electrical Engineer III Salary $94,630 US November 27, 2023
25th Percentile Electrical Engineer III Salary $103,334 US November 27, 2023
50th Percentile Electrical Engineer III Salary $112,894 US November 27, 2023
75th Percentile Electrical Engineer III Salary $123,166 US November 27, 2023
90th Percentile Electrical Engineer III Salary $132,518 US November 27, 2023
25% $103,334 10% $94,630 90% $132,518 75% $123,166 $112,894 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description for Electrical Engineer III

Electrical Engineer III designs, develops, and tests electrical equipment, components, circuits, or systems. Applies mathematical and engineering principles and methods to designs. Being an Electrical Engineer III performs extensive testing and validation of designs to ensure reliability, performance, and safety standards are achieved. Conducts research and studies new technologies to innovate and design solutions or products. Additionally, Electrical Engineer III requires a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Electrical Engineer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be an Electrical Engineer III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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