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Electrical Engineer Salary Information in West Virginia

The average annual and hourly salaries for electrical engineers in the state of West Virginia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of electrical engineers among West Virginia cities 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$60,580
25th Percentile Wage
$74,580
50th Percentile Wage
$90,790
75th Percentile Wage
$108,700
90th Percentile Wage
$125,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical engineers in West Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $125,650. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $90,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $60,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical engineers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$90,790
0.24% 9.57%
2016
$90,570
3.97% -
2015
$86,970
3.17% -
2014
$84,210
2.87% -
2013
$81,790
-0.38% -
2012
$82,100
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Electrical Engineers in West Virginia Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of electrical engineers in some West Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of electrical engineers in state of West Virginia ranges from $79,990 to $110,960. The highest paying area for electrical engineers in West Virginia is Washington-Arlington-Alexandria with a median annual salary of $110,960. The second highest paying city/area in West Virginia State is Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna (mean annual salary $106,050). The lowest paying area is Southern West Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $79,990.

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




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