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What is the average base salary for an electrical engineer?

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The average base salary for electrical engineers was $95,780 per year as of May 2014, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Among the largest employment sectors, the highest average salary was in the semiconductor and electrical component manufacturing industry, at $107,700 per year.

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What is the average base salary for an electrical engineer?
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Electrical engineers in scientific research and development earned an average of $107,270 per year as of May 2014. Electrical engineers who worked in control instrument manufacturing averaged $97,050. At the high end, 10 percent of all electrical engineers earned salaries at or above $143,200 per year, and 25 percent made $115,470 or more. At the low end, 10 percent made $59,140 or less per year.

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