Electrical Engineer Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,360
25th Percentile Wage
$52,650
50th Percentile Wage
$61,470
75th Percentile Wage
$80,620
90th Percentile Wage
$111,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in the industry sector of educational services. 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 engineers is $111,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $43,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201661,4701.77%-17.42%
201560,380-1.32%-
201461,180-9.82%-
201367,190-7.43%-
201272,180--

Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of electrical engineers in seven industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for electrical engineer occupations is the educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $77,920. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - state government owned industry (annual salary $59,600). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$77,920
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$76,130
Educational Services
$61,470
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,260
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$61,180
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$59,610
Educational Services - State government owned
$59,600

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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