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What is the average salary for Electrical Engineers in the United States?

Electrical Engineers earn an average hourly wage of $46.05. Hourly wages typically start from $28.43 and go up to $68.85. Electrical Engineers earn an average salary of $95,780 per year. Salaries typically start from $59,140 and go up to $143,200.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of Electrical Engineers in the United States earn:

$68.85 an hour $143,200 per year
Senior

The top 25% of Electrical Engineers in the United States earn:

$55.52 an hour $115,470 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of Electrical Engineers in the United States earn:

$43.95 an hour $91,410 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of Electrical Engineers in the United States earn:

$34.84 an hour $72,470 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of Electrical Engineers in the United States earn:

$28.43 an hour $59,140 per year

Historical salary for Electrical Engineers in the United States

Electrical Engineer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Electrical Engineer Salary in California $55.16 $114,730 # 1
Electrical Engineer Salary in Alaska $53.63 $111,540 # 2
Electrical Engineer Salary in Massachusetts $49.84 $103,660 # 3
Electrical Engineer Salary in District of Columbia $49.64 $103,260 # 4
Electrical Engineer Salary in Washington $49.40 $102,750 # 5
Electrical Engineer Salary in Louisiana $49.18 $102,300 # 6
Electrical Engineer Salary in New Mexico $48.67 $101,230 # 7
Electrical Engineer Salary in Texas $48.62 $101,130 # 8
Electrical Engineer Salary in New Jersey $48.58 $101,040 # 9
Electrical Engineer Salary in Maryland $48.44 $100,750 # 10
Electrical Engineer Salary in Arizona $48.18 $100,220 # 11
Electrical Engineer Salary in Colorado $46.80 $97,340 # 12
Electrical Engineer Salary in New Hampshire $46.54 $96,800 # 13
Electrical Engineer Salary in New York $46.48 $96,680 # 14
Electrical Engineer Salary in Virginia $46.06 $95,810 # 15
Electrical Engineer Salary in Rhode Island $45.81 $95,280 # 16
Electrical Engineer Salary in Delaware $45.52 $94,680 # 17
Electrical Engineer Salary in Missouri $45.16 $93,930 # 18
Electrical Engineer Salary in Illinois $44.84 $93,260 # 19
Electrical Engineer Salary in Alabama $44.80 $93,180 # 20
Electrical Engineer Salary in Idaho $43.99 $91,490 # 21
Electrical Engineer Salary in Minnesota $43.94 $91,390 # 22
Electrical Engineer Salary in Kansas $43.62 $90,740 # 23
Electrical Engineer Salary in Connecticut $43.46 $90,410 # 24
Electrical Engineer Salary in Pennsylvania $43.26 $89,980 # 25
Electrical Engineer Salary in North Carolina $43.14 $89,730 # 26
Electrical Engineer Salary in Vermont $42.95 $89,330 # 27
Electrical Engineer Salary in Utah $42.72 $88,850 # 28
Electrical Engineer Salary in Mississippi $42.34 $88,070 # 29
Electrical Engineer Salary in Tennessee $42.15 $87,670 # 30
Electrical Engineer Salary in Nevada $42.02 $87,410 # 31
Electrical Engineer Salary in Florida $42.00 $87,350 # 32
Electrical Engineer Salary in North Dakota $41.93 $87,200 # 33
Electrical Engineer Salary in Georgia $41.86 $87,080 # 34
Electrical Engineer Salary in Oregon $41.81 $86,970 # 35
Electrical Engineer Salary in Hawaii $41.35 $86,010 # 36
Electrical Engineer Salary in Michigan $41.29 $85,880 # 37
Electrical Engineer Salary in West Virginia $40.20 $83,610 # 38
Electrical Engineer Salary in Kentucky $40.17 $83,560 # 39
Electrical Engineer Salary in Oklahoma $39.71 $82,610 # 40
Electrical Engineer Salary in Nebraska $39.68 $82,540 # 41
Electrical Engineer Salary in South Carolina $39.64 $82,450 # 42
Electrical Engineer Salary in Maine $38.42 $79,920 # 43
Electrical Engineer Salary in Indiana $38.41 $79,890 # 44
Electrical Engineer Salary in Wisconsin $38.14 $79,330 # 45
Electrical Engineer Salary in Ohio $38.06 $79,160 # 46
Electrical Engineer Salary in Wyoming $37.32 $77,630 # 47
Electrical Engineer Salary in Arkansas $37.19 $77,360 # 48
Electrical Engineer Salary in Iowa $37.08 $77,130 # 49
Electrical Engineer Salary in South Dakota $35.81 $74,490 # 50
Electrical Engineer Salary in Montana $35.65 $74,140 # 51
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics