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Highest Paying Industries for Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)

The top 100 highest paying industries for electronics engineers (non computer) (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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $120,710, other information services is the highest paying industry for electronics engineers (non computer). It is followed by aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry (average annual salary $116,040). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of electronics engineers (non computer) in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Industries for Electronics Engineers (Non Computer)

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Other Information Services
$120,710
n/a
2 Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$116,040
4,450
3 Oil and Gas Extraction
$115,500
40
4 Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$113,190
60
5 Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$112,400
7,300
6 Scientific Research and Development Services
$112,400
7,300
7 Software Publishers
$111,950
130
8 Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$111,700
60
9 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$111,200
120
10 Utility System Construction
$110,710
130
11 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$109,940
140
12 Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$109,850
5,590
13 Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$109,760
130
14 Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$108,350
2,010
15 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$104,830
16,450
16 Federal government, including USPS
$104,740
16,490
17 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$104,460
17,300
18 Federal, State, and Local Government
$104,460
17,300
19 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$104,040
n/a
20 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$103,650
17,660
21 Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$102,560
9,550
22 Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$102,550
330
23 Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$100,790
29,430
24 Mining
$100,500
120
25 Support Activities for Air Transportation
$100,190
230
26 Support Activities for Transportation
$100,190
230
27 Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$100,070
12,780
28 Finance and Insurance
$99,950
110
29 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$99,720
n/a
30 Manufacturing
$99,610
39,750
31 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$99,300
33,060
32 Specialized Design Services
$98,480
160
33 Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$98,360
150
34 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$98,250
6,610
35 Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$96,900
4,110
36 Natural Gas Distribution
$96,640
50
37 Miscellaneous Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$96,410
90
38 Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$96,020
150
39 Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$95,920
300
40 Engineering Services
$95,250
14,810
41 Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$95,020
650
42 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$95,010
290
43 Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$94,730
2,580
44 Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$94,550
15,940
45 Rail Transportation
$94,010
50
46 Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$93,900
70
47 Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$93,270
6,110
48 Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$93,240
5,020
49 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$93,150
420
50 Repair and Maintenance
$93,100
420
51 Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$92,810
n/a
52 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$92,580
500
53 Telephone Call Centers
$92,170
370
54 Office Administrative Services
$92,170
70
55 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$91,910
530
56 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$91,790
2,110
57 Business Support Services
$91,580
400
58 Satellite Telecommunications
$91,530
270
59 Chemical Manufacturing
$90,650
260
60 Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$90,120
210
61 Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$90,030
260
62 Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$89,920
7,810
63 Wholesale Trade
$89,880
9,330
64 Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$89,690
1,500
65 Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$89,640
150
66 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$89,600
2,810
67 Administrative and Support Services
$89,590
2,810
68 Employment Services
$88,930
2,050
69 Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$88,630
230
70 Temporary Help Services
$88,520
1,740
71 Postal Service (federal government)
$88,120
40
72 Utilities
$88,020
310
73 Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$87,990
890
74 Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$87,980
710
75 Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$87,710
210
76 Construction
$87,690
1,470
77 Information
$87,410
25,870
78 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$87,400
1,150
79 Transportation and Warehousing
$87,230
510
80 Telecommunications
$87,200
24,660
81 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$87,180
710
82 Support Activities for Mining
$86,590
80
83 Testing Laboratories
$86,580
1,090
84 Building Equipment Contractors
$85,830
1,330
85 Specialty Trade Contractors
$85,830
1,330
86 Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$85,740
900
87 Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$85,630
260
88 Other Telecommunications
$85,370
1,430
89 Retail Trade
$85,370
310
90 Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$85,260
n/a
91 Electronics and Appliance Stores
$85,170
290
92 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$84,960
16,850
93 Machinery Manufacturing
$84,910
1,650
94 Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$84,790
70
95 Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$83,790
n/a
96 Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$83,790
270
97 Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$83,270
140
98 Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
$83,230
1,370
99 Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$83,150
2,200
100 Security Systems Services
$82,960
110
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