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or $48.27 hourly
as of 2021
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (53)
Assisting and Caring for Others (40)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (12)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Electrical Engineers' job openings is expected to rise 1.6% by 2031
'Electrical Engineers' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Electrical Engineers' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Electrical Engineers' was $100,420, or $48.27 hourly
'Electrical Engineers' are paid 119.4% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as electrical engineers?
As of 2021 there were 186,020 people employed as Electrical Engineers within the United States.
This represents around 0.13% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 757 people are employed as Electrical Engineers.
Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.
SOC Code: 17-2071.00
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