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Electrical Engineer Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,570
25th Percentile Wage
$74,130
50th Percentile Wage
$93,610
75th Percentile Wage
$115,690
90th Percentile Wage
$131,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $131,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $93,610. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $60,570.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201693,610-4.27%5.10%
201597,610-6.22%-
2014103,68010.62%-
201392,6704.13%-
201288,840--

Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of electrical engineers in four industries in the health care and social assistance 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 general medical and surgical hospitals industry with an annual salary $94,600. The lowest paying industry is the hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $90,660). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$94,600
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$92,360
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$91,800
Hospitals - Privately owned
$90,660

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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