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The average design engineer electrical salary in District of Columbia, United States is $80,516 or an equivalent hourly rate of $39. This is 14% higher (+$10,112) than the average design engineer electrical salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,214. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
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An entry level design engineer electrical (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $60,081. On the other end, a senior level design engineer electrical (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $104,461.

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Job Description
Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. Excludes “Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).

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