Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers among Alabama areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical Engineers in Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$62,210
25th Percentile Wage
$75,410
50th Percentile Wage
$94,850
75th Percentile Wage
$117,760
90th Percentile Wage
$142,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $142,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,850. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $62,210.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,850
0.96% 9.70%
2016
$93,940
1.42% -
2015
$92,610
2.36% -
2014
$90,420
3.47% -
2013
$87,280
1.87% -
2012
$85,650
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Alabama Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Alabama ranges from $79,060 to $108,890. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $108,890. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Florence-Muscle Shoals (mean annual salary $106,190). The lowest paying area is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $79,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$108,890
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$106,190
Mobile
$102,290
Huntsville
$99,600
Birmingham-Hoover
$92,970
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$88,680
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$86,930
Montgomery
$86,870
Southwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$83,310
Anniston-Oxford
$83,290
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$80,650
Auburn-Opelika
$79,090
Tuscaloosa
$79,060




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