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Electrical Engineer Average Salary in Philippines 2019

How much money does an Electrical Engineer make in Philippines?

49,360 PHP per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Electrical Engineer in Philippines typically earns around 49,360 PHP per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Electrical Engineer salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Electrical Engineer Salary Distribution in Philippines

Median and salary distribution monthly Philippines Electrical Engineer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Electrical Engineer salaries in Philippines range between 20,237 PHP per month (minimum salary) to 76,014 PHP per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 51,334 PHP per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 51,334 PHP while the other half are earning more than 51,334 PHP. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 32,207 PHP while 75% of them are earning more than 32,207 PHP. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 68,768 PHP while 25% are earning more than 68,768 PHP.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
23,305 PHP
2 - 5 Years    +37%  
31,950 PHP
5 - 10 Years    +26%  
40,317 PHP
10 - 15 Years    +21%  
48,683 PHP
15 - 20 Years    +17%  
57,050 PHP
20+ Years    +24%  
70,715 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Electrical Engineer salaries by experience level. An Electrical Engineer with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 23,305 PHP per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 31,950 PHP per month, 37% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 40,317 PHP per month, 26% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Electrical Engineer(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 48,683 PHP per month, 21% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 57,050 PHP per month, 17% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 70,715 PHP per month, 24% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Philippines Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
29,440 PHP
Bachelor's Degree    +40%  
41,153 PHP
Master's Degree    +41%  
57,886 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Electrical Engineer salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of an Electrical Engineer is 29,440 PHP per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 41,153 PHP per month, 40% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 57,886 PHP per month, 41% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Philippines Electrical Engineer


Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
44,671 PHP
Male    +21%  
54,049 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Electrical Engineer employees in Philippines earn 21% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Philippines Electrical Engineer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
42,203 PHP
Public Sector    +34%  
56,517 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Electrical Engineer employees in Philippines earn 34% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Philippines Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Trend and Forecast in Philippines

How are Electrical Engineer salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Philippines Electrical Engineer
Average Salary 2016    =  
44,263 PHP
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
45,901 PHP
Average Salary 2018    +4%  
47,599 PHP
Average Salary 2019    +4%  
49,360 PHP
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical Engineer salaries in Philippines are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 4% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Electrical Engineer Average Hourly Wage in Philippines

285 PHP per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Philippines for Electrical Engineer is 285 PHP. This means that the average Electrical Engineer in Philippines earns approximatly 285 PHP for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Electrical Engineer VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Electrical Engineer and Engineering monthly PhilippinesWe compared Philippines salaries for Electrical Engineer, Engineering, and All Jobs and we found that Electrical Engineer salaries are 10% more than those of Engineering. We also found out that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

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Assembly Engineering Technician39,484 PHP-20%
Assistant Chief Engineer46,747 PHP-5%
Associate Engineer41,396 PHP-16%
Autocad Operator35,782 PHP-28%
Automation Engineer49,626 PHP+1%
Avionic System Support Engineer42,910 PHP-13%
Biochemical Engineer46,340 PHP-6%
BMS Engineer44,851 PHP-9%
Bridge and Lock Tender40,841 PHP-17%
Broadcast Engineer50,518 PHP+2%
CAD Design Engineer40,927 PHP-17%
CAD Designer36,418 PHP-26%
CAE Engineer43,271 PHP-12%
Ceramics Engineer41,300 PHP-16%
Civil Engineer44,993 PHP-9%
Commissioning Engineer41,791 PHP-15%
Communications Engineer46,055 PHP-7%
Condition Monitoring Engineer38,354 PHP-22%
Contract Associate Engineer44,018 PHP-11%
Control Systems Engineer47,141 PHP-4%
Controls Engineer44,035 PHP-11%
Controls Software Engineer44,593 PHP-10%
Corrosion Engineer42,572 PHP-14%
Design Engineer47,364 PHP-4%
Drafter33,547 PHP-32%
Drafting Manager48,890 PHP-1%
Drilling Engineer41,268 PHP-16%
Electrical Draughtsman29,135 PHP-41%
Electrical Engineer49,360 PHP=
Electrical Engineering Manager55,977 PHP+13%
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist46,778 PHP-5%
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler43,328 PHP-12%
Energy Engineer51,289 PHP+4%
Engine Assembler30,212 PHP-39%
Engineer43,019 PHP-13%
Engineering Account Manager42,291 PHP-14%
Engineering Chief Designer45,406 PHP-8%
Engineering Consultant50,957 PHP+3%
Engineering Key Account Manager53,054 PHP+7%
Engineering Lab Technician39,275 PHP-20%
Engineering Planning Manager56,899 PHP+15%
Engineering Production Manager53,593 PHP+9%
Engineering Project Analyst49,581 PHP+0%
Engineering Project Coordinator 42,770 PHP-13%
Engineering Project Director55,201 PHP+12%
Engineering Project Manager53,610 PHP+9%
Engineering Research and Development Manager51,130 PHP+4%
Engineering Safety Coordinator37,341 PHP-24%
Engineering Sales Manager53,445 PHP+8%
Engineering Technician39,314 PHP-20%
Engineering Technologist40,279 PHP-18%
Environmental Engineer44,065 PHP-11%
Equipment Engineer43,612 PHP-12%
Equipment Engineering Manager51,457 PHP+4%
Estimator42,813 PHP-13%
Fabrication Specialist36,896 PHP-25%
Fabricator34,468 PHP-30%
Facade Engineer49,124 PHP-0%
Fiber Analyst37,604 PHP-24%
Field Engineer41,140 PHP-17%
Field Engineering Manager58,054 PHP+18%
Fire Engineer45,259 PHP-8%
Fitter and Turner25,237 PHP-49%
Forestry Strategic Planner51,262 PHP+4%
Generation Engineer50,008 PHP+1%
Genetic Engineer56,515 PHP+14%
Geological Engineer48,910 PHP-1%
Geotechnical Engineer50,290 PHP+2%
Heavy Equipment Mechanic35,288 PHP-29%
Highway Engineer39,907 PHP-19%
HSE Professional37,731 PHP-24%
HVAC Engineer47,918 PHP-3%
HVAC Supervisor42,230 PHP-14%
Industrial Engineer43,485 PHP-12%
Industrial Engineering Technologist44,124 PHP-11%
Instrument Engineer49,334 PHP-0%
Instrumentation and Control Engineer48,695 PHP-1%
Instrumentation Engineer48,267 PHP-2%
Instrumentation Manager53,007 PHP+7%
Irrigation Engineer42,248 PHP-14%
Licensed Aircraft Engineer46,228 PHP-6%
Locomotive Engineer43,030 PHP-13%
Maintenance Engineer40,428 PHP-18%
Maintenance Fitter28,943 PHP-41%
Maintenance Manager52,696 PHP+7%
Manufacturing Engineer49,701 PHP+1%
Marine Engineer40,968 PHP-17%
Materials Engineer41,566 PHP-16%
Materials Researcher48,210 PHP-2%
Materials Technician41,140 PHP-17%
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer49,263 PHP-0%
Mechanical Design Engineer49,170 PHP-0%
Mechanical Designer41,667 PHP-16%
Mechanical Engineer49,692 PHP+1%
Mechanical Engineering Manager56,364 PHP+14%
Mechanical Inspector43,856 PHP-11%
Mechatronics Engineer44,508 PHP-10%
Mining Engineer41,825 PHP-15%
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer47,893 PHP-3%
Optical Engineer40,507 PHP-18%
Optical Instrument Assembler38,971 PHP-21%
PCB Assembler31,827 PHP-36%
Photonics Engineer50,043 PHP+1%
Photonics Technician39,512 PHP-20%
Pipeline Engineer44,380 PHP-10%
Piping Designer38,218 PHP-23%
Piping Engineer41,907 PHP-15%
Planning Engineer44,678 PHP-9%
Pressure Vessel Inspector28,153 PHP-43%
Principal Cost Engineer49,069 PHP-1%
Principal Engineer48,727 PHP-1%
Principal Support Engineer41,396 PHP-16%
Process Engineer44,543 PHP-10%
Process Operator38,520 PHP-22%
Product Development Engineer47,554 PHP-4%
Product Development Technician39,250 PHP-20%
Product Engineer41,438 PHP-16%
Product Safety Engineer44,587 PHP-10%
Production Engineer48,508 PHP-2%
Project Engineer47,644 PHP-3%
Proposal Manager50,577 PHP+2%
Purchasing Engineer45,607 PHP-8%
Quality Assurance Engineer43,229 PHP-12%
Rail Engineer41,992 PHP-15%
Robotics Engineer51,613 PHP+5%
Robotics Technician41,268 PHP-16%
Safety Engineer40,176 PHP-19%
Safety Inspector37,731 PHP-24%
Safety Manager49,751 PHP+1%
Safety Officer37,764 PHP-23%
Sales Engineer41,907 PHP-15%
Scheduling Engineer37,066 PHP-25%
Service Engineer46,045 PHP-7%
Solar Engineer47,507 PHP-4%
Staff Engineer41,140 PHP-17%
Static Equipment Engineer40,093 PHP-19%
Stationary Engineer42,559 PHP-14%
Stress Engineer39,132 PHP-21%
Structural Analysis Engineer46,425 PHP-6%
Structural Designer40,938 PHP-17%
Structural Engineer45,725 PHP-7%
Structural Technician36,707 PHP-26%
Supply Chain Specialist46,778 PHP-5%
Surveyor33,027 PHP-33%
Technical Affairs Officer34,536 PHP-30%
Technical Assistant36,184 PHP-27%
Technical Engineer38,523 PHP-22%
Technical Support Engineer38,958 PHP-21%
Tender Engineer39,314 PHP-20%
Test Development Engineer42,727 PHP-13%
Transportation Engineer46,290 PHP-6%
Validation Engineer44,508 PHP-10%
Verification Engineer40,839 PHP-17%
Wastewater Engineer41,311 PHP-16%
Wind Energy Engineer45,962 PHP-7%
Wind Energy Operations Manager51,553 PHP+4%
Work Planner32,123 PHP-35%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Antipolo50,435 PHP
Cagayan de Oro48,320 PHP
Cebu51,345 PHP
Dasmarinas45,505 PHP
Davao56,431 PHP
Kalookan54,483 PHP
Las Pinas46,371 PHP
Makati43,554 PHP
Manila58,693 PHP
Paranaque50,250 PHP
Pasig52,472 PHP
Quezon City56,324 PHP
Taguig52,310 PHP
Valenzuela45,607 PHP
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