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
$52,660
25th Percentile Wage
$65,550
50th Percentile Wage
$82,800
75th Percentile Wage
$106,750
90th Percentile Wage
$133,360

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 $133,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $82,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $52,660.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,800
1.18% 4.78%
2016
$81,820
-3.37% -
2015
$84,580
0.90% -
2014
$83,820
3.21% -
2013
$81,130
2.82% -
2012
$78,840
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in 13 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 plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $78,190). 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
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$101,360
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$97,900
Construction of Buildings
$96,300
Nonresidential Building Construction
$96,300
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$93,170
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$92,980
Utility System Construction
$92,960
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$83,730
Specialty Trade Contractors
$80,110
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$79,680
Building Equipment Contractors
$79,620
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$78,190

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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