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Highest Paying Cities for Electrical Engineers

The top 100 highest paying cities for electrical engineers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of electrical engineers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $140,990, Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska is the highest paying city for electrical engineers. It is followed by San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California (average annual salary $125,650). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of electrical engineers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Electrical Engineers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$140,990
30
2 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$125,650
5,280
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$122,420
1,740
4 Framingham, Massachusetts
$117,980
1,280
5 Stockton, California
$117,850
80
6 Fresno, California
$117,830
170
7 Modesto, California
$117,740
40
8 Lynchburg, Virginia
$116,520
310
9 Camden, New Jersey
$115,770
430
10 Salinas, California
$115,640
60
11 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$115,450
5,400
12 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$114,910
3,870
13 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$114,890
4,620
14 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$114,100
30
15 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$113,880
1,220
16 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$113,530
4,190
17 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$113,420
4,390
18 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$113,000
8,400
19 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$111,690
60
20 Tacoma, Washington
$111,560
200
21 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$111,460
1,960
22 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$110,960
3,330
23 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$110,550
4,380
24 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$110,270
300
25 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$110,250
40
26 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$109,830
820
27 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$109,160
7,790
28 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$108,970
6,680
29 Decatur, Alabama
$108,890
100
30 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$108,690
2,000
31 Nashua, New Hampshire
$108,410
1,100
32 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$108,260
2,100
33 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$108,230
530
34 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$108,170
1,050
35 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$107,780
1,020
36 Anchorage, Alaska
$107,680
310
37 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$107,270
440
38 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$106,600
40
39 Elgin, USA
$106,470
210
40 Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama
$106,190
40
41 Charlottesville, Virginia
$106,070
130
42 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$106,050
30
43 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$105,930
100
44 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$105,890
1,220
45 Richmond, Virginia
$105,640
1,010
46 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$105,460
170
47 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$105,400
150
48 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$105,360
50
49 Morgantown, West Virginia
$105,240
30
50 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$105,060
1,970
51 Olympia, Washington
$105,000
40
52 Peabody, Massachusetts
$104,910
190
53 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$104,800
5,980
54 Eugene-Springfield, Oregon
$104,590
50
55 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$104,590
2,680
56 Savannah, Georgia
$104,140
140
57 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$104,120
40
58 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$103,900
330
59 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$103,720
570
60 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$103,430
40
61 Wilmington, North Carolina
$103,220
90
62 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$103,120
300
63 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$103,090
1,630
64 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, South Carolina
$102,900
80
65 Tucson, Arizona
$102,760
1,330
66 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$102,720
40
67 Flint, Michigan
$102,700
160
68 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$102,600
420
69 Manchester, New Hampshire
$102,600
440
70 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$102,430
9,080
71 Waterbury, Connecticut
$102,420
30
72 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$102,400
70
73 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$102,320
3,270
74 Mobile, Alabama
$102,290
390
75 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, Florida
$102,150
100
76 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$102,110
270
77 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$101,880
960
78 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$101,820
190
79 California-Lexington Park, USA
$101,810
380
80 Jackson, Michigan
$101,510
380
81 Amarillo, Texas
$101,420
230
82 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$101,160
1,190
83 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$100,970
1,490
84 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$100,820
220
85 Northeastern Wyoming nonmetropolitan area, Wyoming
$100,740
40
86 East Central North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$100,560
50
87 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$100,500
3,700
88 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$100,300
1,380
89 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$100,110
940
90 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, New Hampshire
$99,980
160
91 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$99,950
1,070
92 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$99,610
1,570
93 Huntsville, Alabama
$99,600
1,860
94 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$99,490
120
95 Chattanooga, Tennessee
$99,470
380
96 Fairbanks, Alaska
$99,320
30
97 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$99,090
4,440
98 Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi
$98,920
270
99 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$98,870
720
100 East Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$98,850
70
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