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Electronics Engineer (Non Computer) Salary Information

The salary statistics of electronics engineers (non computer) are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of electronics engineers (non computer) within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The electronics engineers (non computer) annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Electronics Engineer (Non Computer) Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$63,760
25th Percentile Wage
$78,070
50th Percentile Wage
$99,210
75th Percentile Wage
$124,030
90th Percentile Wage
$155,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electronics engineers (non computer). The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electronics engineers (non computer) is $155,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $99,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $63,760. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 143% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electronics engineers (non computer) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201699,2100.95%7.45%
201598,2702.52%-
201495,7901.61%-
201394,2502.58%-
201291,820--

Table 2. Electronics Engineer (Non Computer) Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of electronics engineers (non computer) in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for electronics engineers (non computer) occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $106,840. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $77,220).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$106,840
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$102,200
Manufacturing
$101,890
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$98,830
Retail Trade
$97,760
Transportation and Warehousing
$97,030
Utilities
$96,390
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$95,640
Mining
$93,510
Information
$92,580
Wholesale Trade
$92,440
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$90,040
Finance and Insurance
$86,840
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$85,310
Health Care and Social Assistance
$78,610
Construction
$78,550
Educational Services
$77,220

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Electronics Engineers (Non Computer) by States

From the above tables we note that not only electronics engineers (non computer) salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of electronics engineers (non computer) in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $71,290 to $120,190. The highest paying state for electronics engineers (non computer) is Rhode Island with a median annual salary of $120,190. The lowest paying state is Arkansas with a median annual salary of $71,290. For more salary information of electronics engineers (non computer) profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Rhode Island
$120,190
Maryland
$119,590
District of Columbia
$118,100
Washington
$113,050
California
$112,350
Virginia
$109,630
Massachusetts
$105,720
New Jersey
$104,940
Texas
$103,860
Alabama
$103,160
New Hampshire
$102,520
New Mexico
$102,460
Connecticut
$102,310
Hawaii
$102,150
Missouri
$98,800
Illinois
$97,580
South Carolina
$96,260
Colorado
$95,920
New York
$94,340
Nevada
$92,920
North Carolina
$92,920
West Virginia
$92,430
Georgia
$92,310
Pennsylvania
$92,030
Ohio
$91,510
Minnesota
$91,480
Tennessee
$90,700
Oklahoma
$90,070
Alaska
$90,060
Oregon
$89,240
Florida
$88,080
Utah
$88,040
Montana
$87,550
Maine
$86,870
Michigan
$86,490
Arizona
$85,170
Nebraska
$83,650
Puerto Rico
$83,420
Mississippi
$83,110
Kansas
$82,220
Indiana
$81,550
Kentucky
$80,760
Wisconsin
$80,180
Louisiana
$79,850
Vermont
$77,980
South Dakota
$77,360
Wyoming
$76,850
North Dakota
$75,720
Iowa
$71,790
Arkansas
$71,290


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