Highest Paying Industries for Electrical and Electronics Engineers

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities60.64126130
Other Information Services59.96124710
Oil and Gas Extraction58.62121930
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers58.51121700
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries58.07120790
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage54.86114120
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing54.84114070
Residential Building Construction54.74113850
Software Publishers54.4113150
Publishing Industries (except Internet)53.99112300
Scientific Research and Development Services53.2110660
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences53.19110630
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing51.55107210
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing51.27106630
Mining50.8105670
Computer Systems Design and Related Services50.35104720
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing50.34104710
Other Support Services49.62103210
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing49.53103030
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries49.51102970
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers49.3102540
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing49.24102410
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services49.22102390
Water, Sewage and Other Systems49.16102260
Federal Executive Branch49.15102240
Federal government, including the US Postal Service49.14102220
Motion Picture and Video Industries49.09102100
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing48.61101100
Federal, State, and Local Government48.46100790
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service48.46100790
Utility System Construction48.32100510
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction48.17100200
Basic Chemical Manufacturing48.12100080
Insurance Carriers48.0199860
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services48.0199860
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services47.9999810
Manufacturing47.8799560
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service47.8299460
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities47.8199450
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing47.899430
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction47.6799160
Support Activities for Transportation47.5798950
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing47.5798940
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods47.5698920
Support Activities for Air Transportation47.5398850
Specialized Design Services47.4698710
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities47.3898540
Communications Equipment Manufacturing47.2398230
Natural Gas Distribution47.1898140
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing46.9797710
Finance and Insurance46.9197570
Support Activities for Mining46.8797490
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)46.8797480
All industries46.8697460
All industries, private ownership only46.7797270
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation46.5596820
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers46.5496790
Engineering Services46.5196730
Cable and Other Subscription Programming46.4696640
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers46.2496190
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services46.2196120
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals46.296090
Telephone Call Centers46.1295930
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing46.0995860
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations46.0795830
Chemical Manufacturing45.9995650
Business Support Services45.8495340
Construction of Buildings45.7695190
Local government, including schools and hospitals45.7395110
Warehousing and Storage45.4594540
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services45.4394490
Administrative and Support Services45.494440
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services45.3994410
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations45.3994400
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction45.3694340
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services45.3394290
Pipeline Transportation45.2694130
Management of Companies and Enterprises45.1793960
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance45.1293850
Employment Services45.193800
Waste Management and Remediation Services44.9293420
Nonresidential Building Construction44.8393240
Wholesale Trade44.893180
Pipeline Transportation of Natural Gas44.893180
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)44.7293010
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing44.5692690
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing44.5492640
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods44.4592460
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)44.4192380
Satellite Telecommunications44.3892310
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)44.3892300
Rail Transportation44.3692270
Transportation and Warehousing44.2992130
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)44.1991910
Repair and Maintenance44.1591840
Hospitals, Privately owned44.0591630
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned44.0591630
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing44.0491610
Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers43.9891490
Broadcasting (except Internet)43.9891480
Television Broadcasting43.9591420
Information43.9491390
Telecommunications43.6290740
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers43.5990670
Utilities43.4690400
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution43.1989840
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance43.1889810
Miscellaneous Manufacturing43.1189670
Testing Laboratories43.0489530
Ambulatory Health Care Services42.9889400
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals42.9889390
Construction42.9589340
Radio and Television Broadcasting42.8389090
Postal Service (federal government)42.7588920
Other Telecommunications42.6888770
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing42.6688740
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing42.6188620
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing42.5488470
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing42.5288440
Wired Telecommunications Carriers42.4288240
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing42.3188010
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing42.2587870
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers42.1887730
Waste Treatment and Disposal42.1587670
Security Systems Services41.9587250
Investigation and Security Services41.9187170
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing41.8487040
Machinery Manufacturing41.7886910
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills41.6586640
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing41.5186340
Food Manufacturing41.586330
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services41.3686020
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors41.2485780
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing41.2185720
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing41.1685600
Mining (except Oil and Gas)41.0185310
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing41.0185310
Specialty Trade Contractors40.9485150
Building Equipment Contractors40.9285110
Radio Broadcasting40.8885040
Rental and Leasing Services40.7984850
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing40.7984850
Plastics Product Manufacturing40.7384720
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing40.7384710
Hardware, and Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers40.7284700
Motor Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Parts and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers40.5684370
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing40.5184250
Hardware Manufacturing40.4384080
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing40.3483900
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing40.1883570
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors40.1283460
Paper Manufacturing39.9383060
Electronics and Appliance Stores39.982990
Retail Trade39.6682500
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing39.6682490
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing39.6182390
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing39.5982340
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing39.582160
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing39.4982140
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing39.2181570
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing39.1381390
Household Appliance Manufacturing39.0181140
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media38.8480780
State government, including schools and hospitals38.7380560
Primary Metal Manufacturing38.6780430
Machine Shops38.3679800
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing38.2979640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned38.1979430
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel38.1579350
Educational Services, Privately owned38.0879200
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing37.978830
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing37.6478290
Rubber Product Manufacturing37.2177410
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing3776950
Forging and Stamping36.9976940
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing36.9376820
Metal Ore Mining36.6176150
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing36.5175950
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities36.1175120
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing36.0875040
Foundries36.0174890
Other Building Equipment Contractors35.6874210
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing35.0572900
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing34.9872760
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)34.9472680
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing34.7872350
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)34.671960
Educational Services, State government owned34.371340
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned34.371340
Metal and Mineral (except Petroleum) Merchant Wholesalers33.1168870
Educational Services, Local government owned30.7563960
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)30.3463100
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned30.3263070
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing29.7361850

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