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
$43,610
25th Percentile Wage
$54,140
50th Percentile Wage
$66,580
75th Percentile Wage
$90,770
90th Percentile Wage
$120,940

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 $120,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $66,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $43,610.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$66,580
7.67% -8.41%
2016
$61,470
1.77% -
2015
$60,380
-1.32% -
2014
$61,180
-9.82% -
2013
$67,190
-7.43% -
2012
$72,180
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical engineers in eleven 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 technical and trade schools industry with an annual salary $86,260. The lowest paying industry is the educational services - local government owned industry (annual salary $61,260). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Technical and Trade Schools
$86,260
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$86,260
Educational Services - Privately owned
$81,690
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$79,070
Educational Services
$66,580
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$65,690
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$63,680
Educational Services - State government owned
$63,660
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$62,070
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$61,490
Educational Services - Local government owned
$61,260

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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