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Electrical Engineer Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of electrical engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electrical engineer salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,360
25th Percentile Wage
$65,740
50th Percentile Wage
$80,640
75th Percentile Wage
$101,820
90th Percentile Wage
$122,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $122,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical engineers is $53,360.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,640-8.13%0.24%
201587,200-1.38%-
201488,4006.13%-
201382,9803.05%-
201280,450--

Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of electrical engineers in three industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance industry with an annual salary $84,180. The lowest paying industry is the commercial and industrial machinery equipment (except auto and electronic) repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $78,840). For detailed electrical engineer salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$84,180
Repair and Maintenance
$80,220
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$78,840

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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