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Electrical Engineer Average Salary in Taiwan 2019

How much money does an Electrical Engineer make in Taiwan?

98,420 TWD per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as an Electrical Engineer in Taiwan typically earns around 98,420 TWD 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 Taiwan

Median and salary distribution monthly Taiwan Electrical Engineer

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Electrical Engineer salaries in Taiwan range between 48,226 TWD per month (minimum salary) to 143,693 TWD per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 94,483 TWD per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 94,483 TWD while the other half are earning more than 94,483 TWD. 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 64,219 TWD while 75% of them are earning more than 64,219 TWD. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Electrical Engineer are earning less than 109,561 TWD while 25% are earning more than 109,561 TWD.

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    =  
56,818 TWD
2 - 5 Years    +29%  
73,047 TWD
5 - 10 Years    +17%  
85,458 TWD
10 - 15 Years    +15%  
97,869 TWD
15 - 20 Years    +21%  
118,872 TWD
20+ Years    +16%  
137,488 TWD
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 56,818 TWD per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 73,047 TWD per month, 29% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 85,458 TWD per month, 17% 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 97,869 TWD per month, 15% 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 118,872 TWD per month, 21% 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 137,488 TWD per month, 16% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Taiwan Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
74,002 TWD
Bachelor's Degree    +30%  
95,960 TWD
Master's Degree    +25%  
119,826 TWD
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 74,002 TWD per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 95,960 TWD per month, 30% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 119,826 TWD per month, 25% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly Taiwan Electrical Engineer


Electrical Engineer Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
91,530 TWD
Male    +14%  
104,325 TWD
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 Taiwan earn 14% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly Taiwan Electrical Engineer

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
86,609 TWD
Public Sector    +26%  
109,246 TWD
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 Taiwan earn 26% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly Taiwan Electrical Engineer

Electrical Engineer Salary Trend and Forecast in Taiwan

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 Taiwan Electrical Engineer
Average Salary 2016    =  
92,215 TWD
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
95,627 TWD
Average Salary 2018    +1%  
96,870 TWD
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
98,420 TWD
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Electrical Engineer salaries in Taiwan are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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 Taiwan

568 TWD per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Taiwan for Electrical Engineer is 568 TWD. This means that the average Electrical Engineer in Taiwan earns approximatly 568 TWD 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 TaiwanWe compared Taiwan salaries for Electrical Engineer, Engineering, and All Jobs and we found that Electrical Engineer salaries are 17% more than those of Engineering. We also found out that Engineering salaries are 11% less than those of All Jobs.

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Acoustics Engineer84,237 TWD-14%
Assembly Engineering Technician76,010 TWD-23%
Assistant Chief Engineer93,770 TWD-5%
Associate Engineer81,113 TWD-18%
Autocad Operator68,883 TWD-30%
Automation Engineer93,445 TWD-5%
Avionic System Support Engineer85,358 TWD-13%
Biochemical Engineer98,492 TWD+0%
BMS Engineer93,192 TWD-5%
Bridge and Lock Tender86,509 TWD-12%
Broadcast Engineer95,425 TWD-3%
CAD Design Engineer81,787 TWD-17%
CAD Designer68,604 TWD-30%
CAE Engineer86,846 TWD-12%
Ceramics Engineer86,386 TWD-12%
Civil Engineer88,639 TWD-10%
Commissioning Engineer83,782 TWD-15%
Communications Engineer90,629 TWD-8%
Condition Monitoring Engineer76,935 TWD-22%
Contract Associate Engineer93,558 TWD-5%
Control Systems Engineer86,188 TWD-12%
Controls Engineer86,550 TWD-12%
Controls Software Engineer84,941 TWD-14%
Corrosion Engineer81,953 TWD-17%
Design Engineer97,153 TWD-1%
Drafter64,397 TWD-35%
Drafting Manager97,767 TWD-1%
Drilling Engineer88,195 TWD-10%
Electrical Draughtsman57,069 TWD-42%
Electrical Engineer90,012 TWD-9%
Electrical Engineering Manager106,325 TWD+8%
Electromechanical Engineering Technologist93,481 TWD-5%
Electromechanical Equipment Assembler81,621 TWD-17%
Energy Engineer98,179 TWD-0%
Engine Assembler65,014 TWD-34%
Engineer85,169 TWD-13%
Engineering Account Manager82,124 TWD-17%
Engineering Chief Designer91,971 TWD-7%
Engineering Consultant97,341 TWD-1%
Engineering Key Account Manager102,602 TWD+4%
Engineering Lab Technician76,267 TWD-23%
Engineering Planning Manager106,895 TWD+9%
Engineering Production Manager106,763 TWD+8%
Engineering Project Analyst98,548 TWD+0%
Engineering Project Coordinator 81,938 TWD-17%
Engineering Project Director105,448 TWD+7%
Engineering Project Manager104,727 TWD+6%
Engineering Research and Development Manager110,027 TWD+12%
Engineering Safety Coordinator79,093 TWD-20%
Engineering Sales Manager102,993 TWD+5%
Engineering Technician76,800 TWD-22%
Engineering Technologist79,026 TWD-20%
Environmental Engineer90,995 TWD-8%
Equipment Engineer84,822 TWD-14%
Equipment Engineering Manager104,228 TWD+6%
Estimator88,097 TWD-10%
Fabrication Specialist74,241 TWD-25%
Fabricator65,438 TWD-34%
Facade Engineer91,542 TWD-7%
Fiber Analyst75,022 TWD-24%
Field Engineer86,846 TWD-12%
Field Engineering Manager115,482 TWD+17%
Fire Engineer95,541 TWD-3%
Fitter and Turner50,202 TWD-49%
Forestry Strategic Planner95,786 TWD-3%
Generation Engineer102,590 TWD+4%
Genetic Engineer106,462 TWD+8%
Geological Engineer99,364 TWD+1%
Geotechnical Engineer94,228 TWD-4%
Heavy Equipment Mechanic68,325 TWD-31%
Highway Engineer77,959 TWD-21%
HSE Professional75,641 TWD-23%
HVAC Engineer88,357 TWD-10%
HVAC Supervisor85,516 TWD-13%
Industrial Engineer83,473 TWD-15%
Industrial Engineering Technologist81,787 TWD-17%
Instrument Engineer92,693 TWD-6%
Instrumentation and Control Engineer89,260 TWD-9%
Instrumentation Engineer94,146 TWD-4%
Instrumentation Manager105,594 TWD+7%
Irrigation Engineer84,485 TWD-14%
Licensed Aircraft Engineer91,609 TWD-7%
Locomotive Engineer84,675 TWD-14%
Maintenance Engineer84,280 TWD-14%
Maintenance Fitter59,555 TWD-39%
Maintenance Manager101,735 TWD+3%
Manufacturing Engineer97,632 TWD-1%
Marine Engineer83,769 TWD-15%
Materials Engineer80,101 TWD-19%
Materials Researcher94,587 TWD-4%
Materials Technician86,846 TWD-12%
Mechanical and Electrical Engineer100,420 TWD+2%
Mechanical Design Engineer91,139 TWD-7%
Mechanical Designer80,442 TWD-18%
Mechanical Engineer90,388 TWD-8%
Mechanical Engineering Manager106,763 TWD+8%
Mechanical Inspector89,679 TWD-9%
Mechatronics Engineer85,834 TWD-13%
Mining Engineer76,668 TWD-22%
Oil and Petrochemical Engineer98,574 TWD+0%
Optical Engineer79,132 TWD-20%
Optical Instrument Assembler71,859 TWD-27%
PCB Assembler63,260 TWD-36%
Photonics Engineer95,794 TWD-3%
Photonics Technician78,773 TWD-20%
Pipeline Engineer84,485 TWD-14%
Piping Designer75,735 TWD-23%
Piping Engineer86,509 TWD-12%
Planning Engineer84,822 TWD-14%
Pressure Vessel Inspector57,011 TWD-42%
Principal Cost Engineer91,939 TWD-7%
Principal Engineer91,553 TWD-7%
Principal Support Engineer81,113 TWD-18%
Process Engineer86,386 TWD-12%
Process Operator73,943 TWD-25%
Product Development Engineer96,025 TWD-2%
Product Development Technician73,543 TWD-25%
Product Engineer87,183 TWD-11%
Product Safety Engineer83,991 TWD-15%
Production Engineer92,093 TWD-6%
Project Engineer94,500 TWD-4%
Proposal Manager101,771 TWD+3%
Purchasing Engineer89,332 TWD-9%
Quality Assurance Engineer80,775 TWD-18%
Rail Engineer81,787 TWD-17%
Robotics Engineer105,867 TWD+8%
Robotics Technician88,195 TWD-10%
Safety Engineer81,621 TWD-17%
Safety Inspector75,641 TWD-23%
Safety Manager92,710 TWD-6%
Safety Officer70,955 TWD-28%
Sales Engineer86,509 TWD-12%
Scheduling Engineer76,041 TWD-23%
Service Engineer90,781 TWD-8%
Solar Engineer89,260 TWD-9%
Staff Engineer86,846 TWD-12%
Static Equipment Engineer85,685 TWD-13%
Stationary Engineer84,415 TWD-14%
Stress Engineer80,541 TWD-18%
Structural Analysis Engineer90,036 TWD-9%
Structural Designer78,147 TWD-21%
Structural Engineer92,332 TWD-6%
Structural Technician77,229 TWD-22%
Supply Chain Specialist93,481 TWD-5%
Surveyor69,030 TWD-30%
Technical Affairs Officer74,061 TWD-25%
Technical Assistant71,859 TWD-27%
Technical Engineer78,773 TWD-20%
Technical Support Engineer78,147 TWD-21%
Tender Engineer76,800 TWD-22%
Test Development Engineer84,333 TWD-14%
Transportation Engineer88,610 TWD-10%
Validation Engineer85,834 TWD-13%
Verification Engineer85,358 TWD-13%
Wastewater Engineer85,278 TWD-13%
Wind Energy Engineer93,686 TWD-5%
Wind Energy Operations Manager109,572 TWD+11%
Work Planner66,115 TWD-33%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kaohsiung108,262 TWD
Taichung100,388 TWD
Tainan89,562 TWD
Taipei96,451 TWD
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