Electrical Engineering Jobs

Electrical Engineering Job Overview

Electrical engineers design, create, test and oversee electrical control systems according to certain specification like sustainability, safety, quality, and reliability. Electrical engineers often participate in the manufacturing of equipment like power generators, electric motors, communication devices and navigation systems. Electrical and electronics engineers work mostly in manufacturing, government, engineering firms and research and development. Their work is primarily indoors, although they may conduct site visits to identify a problem or assess a piece of equipment.

Electrical Engineering Job Education Requirements

As with other similar careers, such as mechanical engineering and chemical engineering, electrical engineers usually need a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, electronics engineering or electrical engineering technology. Most institutions allow electrical engineering students to specialize in fields like electronic circuit design, microelectronics, microwaves or semiconductor devices.

For electrical engineers who want to advance into management or enter academia, some engineering programs offer a five-year degree that culminates in a bachelor's and master's degree. Pursuing a terminal degree, such as a Ph.D., in electrical engineering is also a possibility for those who wish to teach at the college level or go into research and development.

Electrical Engineering Job Market

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the electrical engineering field currently has 306,100 positions and will add 12,600 more in the next decade. The field will enjoy job growth in coming years, as emerging technologies depend heavily on engineers' knowledge and skills to develop and apply them. However, a growth of just 4 percent is predicted for the discipline in the next 10 years, which is slower than the national occupational average. This slower-than-average rate is largely due to minimal growth or decline in many sectors of manufacturing.

Electrical Engineering Job Salary Information

In 2013, the median annual salary for electrical engineers was $93,380, or $44.89 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Electrical engineers who were in the top 10 percent of earners made $139,400, and those in the bottom 10 percent made $57,330.

Electrical engineers in the software publishing industry has the highest salaries, making an average of $119,330, and those who work in the oil and gas extraction industry has the second-highest average salaries, making $118,680 annually. Those who work in the electrical equipment manufacturing industry make the least, with an average of $82,430, while those in the electric power industry have the second-lowest salary of $87,900.

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Opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Manager with a optics company in San Jose, CA. This is a direct hire position with benefits and stock options. Act as a hands-on Manager for board level products executing analog and digital designs that have been successfully released into Manufacturing. Create design requirements specifications for new products and manage Company’s Display Tile electron...
The City of Stillwater is seeking applicants for an Electrical Engineering Technologist toperform task and project support, accounting, and management of tasks and programs including a variety of simple and complex technical engineering tasks within the electric utility. Requirements for this position include graduation from an ABET accredited college or universitywith a bachelor's degree in elect...
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About Us Based in Cranston, Rhode Island, Yushin America, Inc. (YAI) is known around the world for our robotics field expertise. We offer a wide range of automation technology for the plastics industry, ranging from individual part-removal robots and end-of-arm-tooling to fully integrated factory automation for assembly, decoration, inspection, and packaging. We stand behind our products with a c...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Principal Electrical Engineer Kahului, HI Unspecified Apply Apply Principal Electrical Engineer Kahului, HI Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are a Principal Electrical Engineer with experience, please read on! Top Reasons to Work with Us We are a leading energy company with the mission to ...
SUMMARY (This description is intended to provide a general statement as to the normal duties and responsibilities of the job and is not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of this position.) Researches, designs, develops, builds, programs, installs, operates, tests, and validates electrical apparatus, equipment, machinery, components, processes, and control systems. ...
Account Sales Representative – Passive Electronic Components San Diego, CA $60k - $70k plus 15% - 20% bonus International component manufacturer and distributor needs an account representative to sell passive components to tier 1 accounts. Rep would be given 2 key accounts Entertaining clients would be involved Deal with designers in developing new products to meet client requirements Candi...
Description Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems sector is seeking a Manager Electrical Engineering 3to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Sunnyvale, California. The Manager will provide technical leadership and management of a team of engineers that researches, develops, designs, integrates, and tests electrical and electromechanical components, equi...
Electrical Engineering Team Lead – Ashwaubenon, WI area Are you a natural leader? Do you have an analytical mind and technical skills? Would you like to provide guidance to colleagues for electrical engineering projects? If you are a team oriented, customer focused leader with a solid electrical engineering background, then you should apply for this position! Responsibilities – Electrical Engine...
TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $13 billion world leader in connectivity. The company designs and manufactures products at the heart of electronic connections for the world's leading industries including automotive, energy and industrial, broadband communications, consumer devices, healthcare, and aerospace and defense. TE Connectivity's long-standing commitment to innovation and engineering exce...
N o, this isn’t one of those ordinary jobs . Cummins is a team of dependable, innovative thinkers, who are empowered to generate and deliver solutions for customers, community and environment. Our employees develop their careers through the challenges only a diverse, global innovator can promise. This is a collaborative culture where thinking beyond your desk is more than part of the job. It is t...
About Alcoa Alcoa is the world's leading integrated aluminum company, providing jobs to 61,000 employees across 31 countries. Since inventing the modern-day aluminum industry more than 120 years ago, Alcoa innovation has been behind major milestones in the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics and industrial markets. Aluminum ...
This position is responsible for the supervision and organizational development of electronic engineers, firmware engineering and other staff, including PCB designers, task prioritization and performance reviews. Provides mentoring to less experienced engineers, and leads efforts to define and update product development processes related to electronic product development. Plans and directs all asp...
If you are currently pursuing a degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering (or related engineering field) here is your opportunity to pursue an exciting summer internship opportunity with Raytheon! Raytheon's Electrical Design Directorate (EDD) provides engineering design, integration, test and production to core radar, sonar, torpedo and combat system competencies including process a...
. An Electrical Engineering Technician job is available in St. Louis, Mo via Adecco Engineering. This position will execute and support the engineering team that reports directly to the Director of Engineering. Daily activities will be facilitated by the assigned engineer. Experience with Allen-Bradley hardware and networks are required. Successful completion of UL certification and DGU courses a...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Electrical Design Engineer Louisville, KY Unspecified Apply Apply Senior Electrical Design Engineer Louisville, KY Unspecified Apply Job Details Looking for tremendous career growth, great pay and an autonomous, no micro-management work environment??? We are a collaborative, top-notch co...
Controls Engineer Needed in the Cincinnati area. Ideal candidates will produce controls engineering designs and modifications by identifying project objectives and issues; researching and developing controls engineering techniques and approaches; verifying and validating designs and parts identification; participates in installation, start up and commissioning of Control Systems. Responsibilities...
The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a working technical leader, keep up to date records, maintain data bases, coordinate preventive maintenance work orders/general repair and upkeep of building and equipment in the plant. This position will assist in training and development of the Maintenance Technicians work force within the department/area assigned. Responsibilities: -Perform ...
Client handles plant design and engineering - prefer someone that has some type of chemical process plant experience but is not 100% needed - need someone that is strong with dealing with end clients  Review project scope of work, prepare schedules and resource estimates for projects.  Schedule and coordinate activities and resources needed for efficient execution of work.  Assure that whe...
Controls Engineer Needed in the Greater Cincinnati area. Client is a global company producing high speed machinery. This is an in house position, so if you're looking to get off the road this could be the opportunity. Responsibilities for the Controls Engineer Develop and support controls programming for machinery. Work with customers on specific designs. Troubleshoot and program Allen Bradley...

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