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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers amongst Massachusetts metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Electrical Engineers in Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$151,430
75th Percentile Wage
$125,540
50th Percentile Wage
$100,270
25th Percentile Wage
$79,740
10th Percentile Wage
$66,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $151,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $100,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $66,610.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$72.80
75th Percentile Wage
$60.35
50th Percentile Wage
$48.21
25th Percentile Wage
$38.34
10th Percentile Wage
$32.02

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for electrical engineers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $72.80. The median hourly salary is $48.21. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32.02.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $100,270 1.17%
2013 $99,110 0.87%
2012 $98,260 0.61%
2011 $97,660 -2.78%
2010 $100,450 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for electrical engineers in state of Massachusetts from 2010 to 2014. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.87%. We also see the year 2012 had a salary increase 0.61% while year 2011 had a negtive growth of -2.78%.

Table 4. Average Electrical Engineer Wage in Massachusetts vs. Related Jobs

Table 5. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in Massachusetts Cities

Table 5 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $75,640 to $107,330. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in Massachusetts is New Bedford with a median annual salary of $107,330. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Taunton-Norton-Raynham (mean annual salary $104,430). The lowest paying area is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $75,640.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New Bedford
$107,330
Taunton-Norton-Raynham
$104,430
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$102,100
Framingham
$102,050
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$101,320
Springfield
$98,230
Pittsfield
$96,830
Worcester
$91,380
Peabody
$90,380
Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton
$89,490
Barnstable Town
$75,640

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