Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,800
25th Percentile Wage
$75,320
50th Percentile Wage
$98,080
75th Percentile Wage
$128,120
90th Percentile Wage
$159,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $159,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $98,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $60,800.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,080
1.75% 7.59%
2016
$96,360
0.28% -
2015
$96,090
1.47% -
2014
$94,680
2.52% -
2013
$92,290
1.79% -
2012
$90,640
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Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in 81 industries in the manufacturing 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 aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $118,810. The lowest paying industry is the household and institutional furniture manufacturing industry (annual salary $67,200). For detailed electrical and electronics engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$118,810
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$108,410
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$107,240
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$105,350
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$103,770
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$103,560
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$102,840
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$102,070
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$101,610
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$100,030
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$100,030
Chemical Manufacturing
$99,470
Chemical Manufacturing
$98,800
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$98,090
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$97,910
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$97,380
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$97,310
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$96,400
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$94,860
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$94,500
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$93,270
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$92,910
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$92,460
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$92,010
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$91,760
Chemical Manufacturing
$91,560
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$91,540
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$91,470
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$91,460
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$91,300
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$91,050
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$90,690
Paper Manufacturing
$90,320
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$89,890
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$89,000
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$88,990
Foundries
$88,560
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$88,540
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$87,120
Food Manufacturing
$87,110
Other Food Manufacturing
$86,900
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$86,690
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$86,560
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$86,200
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$86,190
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$85,990
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$85,900
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$85,890
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$85,290
Machinery Manufacturing
$85,270
Machinery Manufacturing
$85,260
Printing and Related Support Activities
$84,790
Printing and Related Support Activities
$84,790
Wood Product Manufacturing
$84,340
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$84,330
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$84,180
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$84,150
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$83,890
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$83,550
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$83,490
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$83,000
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$82,210
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$81,580
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$81,540
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$80,490
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$80,330
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$79,750
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$79,080
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$79,070
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$79,050
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$78,930
Forging and Stamping
$78,630
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$77,350
Hardware Manufacturing
$77,280
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$75,690
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$75,020
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$74,670
Machine Shops
$73,990
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$73,280
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$67,910
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$67,200

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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