Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electrical and electronics engineer salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,130
25th Percentile Wage
$77,550
50th Percentile Wage
$95,240
75th Percentile Wage
$116,110
90th Percentile Wage
$131,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical and electronics engineers is $131,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $66,130.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,240
1.92% 9.85%
2016
$93,410
1.39% -
2015
$92,110
3.09% -
2014
$89,260
2.29% -
2013
$87,220
1.56% -
2012
$85,860
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in eleven industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for electrical and electronics engineer occupations is the other electric power generation industry with an annual salary $108,820. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $91,560). For detailed electrical and electronics engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Electric Power Generation
$108,820
Natural Gas Distribution
$102,830
Hydroelectric Power Generation
$101,610
Wind Electric Power Generation
$100,580
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$99,630
Utilities
$95,240
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$94,610
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$94,600
Solar Electric Power Generation
$94,040
Biomass Electric Power Generation
$93,430
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$91,560

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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