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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in Charleston, West Virginia

The annual and hourly salary statistics of electrical engineers in Charleston, West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of electrical engineers in Charleston is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Electrical Engineers in Charleston, West Virginia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$51,800
25th Percentile Wage
$56,450
50th Percentile Wage
$81,070
75th Percentile Wage
$96,060
90th Percentile Wage
$117,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in Charleston, West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $117,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $81,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $51,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2015
$81,070
-5.18% 24.45%
2014
$85,270
11.28% -
2013
$75,650
19.04% -
2012
$61,250
- -

Table 3. Compare Electrical Engineer Salary in Charleston with Other West Virginia Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $81,070 in Charleston is in the middle of salary range for electrical engineers in state of West Virginia. In comparison, the annual salary of electrical engineers in Charleston is 26.9 percent (26.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Washington-Arlington-Alexandria and 1.3 percent (1.3%) higher than that in the lowest paying Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria
$110,960
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna
$106,050
Morgantown
$105,240
Hagerstown-Martinsburg
$103,430
Winchester
$93,420
North Central West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$92,890
Steubenville-Weirton
$89,100
Wheeling
$86,600
Huntington-Ashland
$85,600
Charleston
$81,070
Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$79,990



See also: Top paying jobs in Charleston, West Virginia.