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 metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$59,600
25th Percentile Wage
$74,010
50th Percentile Wage
$93,940
75th Percentile Wage
$117,240
90th Percentile Wage
$143,490

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 $143,490. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $93,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $59,600.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28.66
25th Percentile Wage
$35.58
50th Percentile Wage
$45.16
75th Percentile Wage
$56.36
90th Percentile Wage
$68.98

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical engineers in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $68.98. The median hourly salary is $45.16. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28.66.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,9401.42%8.82%
201592,6102.36%-
201490,4203.47%-
201387,2801.87%-
201285,650--

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 $79,310 to $108,540. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Alabama is Decatur with a median annual salary of $108,540. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Mobile (mean annual salary $98,990). The lowest paying area is Tuscaloosa with a median annual salary of $79,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Decatur
$108,540
Mobile
$98,990
Huntsville
$98,190
Birmingham-Hoover
$94,610
Florence-Muscle Shoals
$91,010
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$87,220
Montgomery
$83,670
Anniston-Oxford
$83,290
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$80,650
Tuscaloosa
$79,310



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