Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,850
25th Percentile Wage
$76,820
50th Percentile Wage
$94,310
75th Percentile Wage
$116,570
90th Percentile Wage
$139,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineers in the industry sector of information. 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 $139,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $94,310. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineers is $65,850.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$94,310
1.45% 11.77%
2016
$92,940
2.01% -
2015
$91,070
3.49% -
2014
$87,890
2.01% -
2013
$86,120
3.38% -
2012
$83,210
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Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineers in 19 industries in the information 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 information services industry with an annual salary $134,770. The lowest paying industry is the wired telecommunications carriers industry (annual salary $88,950). For detailed electrical and electronics engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$134,770
Other Information Services
$134,770
Software Publishers
$106,780
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$106,390
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$106,330
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$105,740
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$103,580
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$102,070
Satellite Telecommunications
$102,030
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$101,840
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$101,840
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$95,720
Telecommunications
$93,860
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$93,680
Radio Broadcasting
$92,910
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$92,740
Television Broadcasting
$92,670
Other Telecommunications
$91,410
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$88,950

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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