Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,960
25th Percentile Wage
$66,350
50th Percentile Wage
$81,820
75th Percentile Wage
$105,050
90th Percentile Wage
$131,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of construction. 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 $131,170. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $52,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201681,820-3.37%3.64%
201584,5800.90%-
201483,8203.21%-
201381,1302.82%-
201278,840--

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in twelve industries in the construction 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 residential building construction industry with an annual salary $113,980. The lowest paying industry is the electrical contractors and other wiring installation contractors industry (annual salary $78,810). For detailed electrical and electronics engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Residential Building Construction
$113,980
Construction of Buildings
$99,960
Nonresidential Building Construction
$99,750
Utility System Construction
$94,750
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$94,530
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$94,480
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$94,120
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$81,600
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$79,340
Building Equipment Contractors
$78,940
Specialty Trade Contractors
$78,880
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$78,810

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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