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
$60,710
25th Percentile Wage
$74,650
50th Percentile Wage
$96,360
75th Percentile Wage
$125,600
90th Percentile Wage
$157,190

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 $157,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $96,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $60,710.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201696,3600.28%5.94%
201596,0901.47%-
201494,6802.52%-
201392,2901.79%-
201290,640--

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in 62 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 $116,750. 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
$116,750
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$106,910
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$105,350
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$104,920
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$104,920
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$100,040
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$100,030
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$99,780
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$99,470
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$99,450
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$98,090
Chemical Manufacturing
$97,770
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$97,310
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$96,150
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$95,160
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$94,860
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$94,670
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$93,770
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$93,750
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$92,910
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$91,960
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$90,750
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$90,690
Printing and Related Support Activities
$90,560
Printing and Related Support Activities
$90,560
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$89,940
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$88,190
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$88,070
Paper Manufacturing
$87,370
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$86,790
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$86,690
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$86,040
Food Manufacturing
$85,530
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$85,400
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$85,370
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$85,210
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$85,140
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$85,120
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$84,980
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$84,280
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$83,810
Machinery Manufacturing
$83,750
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$83,610
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$83,490
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$82,480
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$82,230
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$82,180
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$82,090
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$81,530
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
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$77,840
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$77,370
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$77,260
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$75,860
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$75,020
Machine Shops
$74,130
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].




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