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Highest-paying Cities for Electrical Engineers

The top 100 highest paying cities for electrical engineers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of electrical engineers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $140,990, Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska is the highest paying city for electrical engineers. It is followed by Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico (average annual salary $140,410). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2019 [1]. For more salary information of electrical engineers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest-paying cities/areas for Electrical Engineers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$140,990
30
2 Northern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area, New Mexico
$140,410
30
3 Salinas, California
$129,680
40
4 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$126,500
5,350
5 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$122,420
1,740
6 Yuba City, California
$119,910
40
7 Lynchburg, Virginia
$119,760
350
8 Fresno, California
$118,440
170
9 Framingham, Massachusetts
$117,980
1,280
10 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$117,590
5,430
11 Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$116,520
40
12 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$116,220
4,170
13 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$116,150
60
14 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$116,020
4,060
15 Camden, New Jersey
$115,770
430
16 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$115,450
5,400
17 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$114,890
4,620
18 Albuquerque, New Mexico
$114,750
1,210
19 Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$114,100
30
20 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$113,990
7,640
21 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$113,530
4,190
22 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$113,240
170
23 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, Hawaii
$111,630
30
24 Tacoma, Washington
$111,560
200
25 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$111,460
1,960
26 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$111,310
430
27 Anchorage, Alaska
$111,200
300
28 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$110,960
3,330
29 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, Texas
$110,750
30
30 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$110,520
310
31 North Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$110,250
40
32 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, California
$110,060
8,310
33 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$109,830
820
34 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$108,970
6,680
35 California-Lexington Park, Maryland
$108,860
550
36 Florence-Muscle Shoals, Alabama
$108,530
80
37 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$108,450
380
38 Northeastern Virginia nonmetropolitan area, Virginia
$108,420
410
39 Nashua, New Hampshire
$108,410
1,100
40 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$108,260
2,100
41 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$107,830
1,310
42 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$107,780
1,020
43 West North Dakota nonmetropolitan area, North Dakota
$106,850
120
44 Nevada nonmetropolitan area, Nevada
$106,770
70
45 Madera-Chowchilla, California
$106,630
40
46 Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton, Massachusetts
$106,600
40
47 Bellingham, Washington
$106,580
100
48 Stockton, California
$106,510
90
49 Redding, California
$106,500
110
50 Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$106,350
110
51 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$106,140
8,670
52 Idaho Falls, Idaho
$106,080
150
53 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia
$106,050
30
54 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$105,890
1,220
55 Tucson, Arizona
$105,830
1,410
56 Amarillo, Texas
$105,370
200
57 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$105,360
50
58 Morgantown, West Virginia
$105,240
30
59 Danbury, Connecticut
$105,170
200
60 Decatur, Alabama
$104,930
100
61 Peabody, Massachusetts
$104,910
190
62 Flint, Michigan
$104,820
160
63 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$104,820
2,500
64 Prescott, Arizona
$104,700
n/a
65 Sherman-Denison, Texas
$104,120
40
66 Farmington, New Mexico
$104,070
40
67 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$103,810
1,190
68 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$103,760
550
69 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$103,400
40
70 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, Virginia
$103,300
210
71 Richmond, Virginia
$103,200
850
72 Jackson, Michigan
$103,180
350
73 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, California
$103,140
530
74 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, Florida
$103,110
980
75 Manchester, New Hampshire
$102,900
340
76 Northwestern Idaho nonmetropolitan area, Idaho
$102,730
30
77 North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area, California
$102,720
40
78 Sierra Vista-Douglas, Arizona
$102,650
50
79 Waterbury, Connecticut
$102,420
30
80 Taunton-Norton-Raynham, Massachusetts
$102,400
70
81 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, West Virginia
$102,330
110
82 West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area, Kentucky
$102,270
70
83 Modesto, California
$102,160
30
84 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$102,110
270
85 Western Washington nonmetropolitan area, Washington
$102,030
50
86 Atlantic City-Hammonton, New Jersey
$101,820
190
87 Charlottesville, Virginia
$101,820
150
88 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$101,610
3,790
89 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$101,520
4,250
90 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$101,470
3,150
91 Wichita Falls, Texas
$101,440
n/a
92 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$101,340
670
93 Portsmouth, New Hampshire
$101,330
240
94 Northeastern Oklahoma nonmetropolitan area, Oklahoma
$101,290
80
95 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$101,290
440
96 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$101,160
1,190
97 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$101,070
440
98 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$101,060
4,030
99 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$101,000
1,560
100 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$100,900
330
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