Electrical Engineer

Alex Peralta

What Is Electrical Engineering?

Required Eduacation

You are required to have at least a Bachelor's degree

License

engineering degree credited by ABET

Passing score on both Fundamentals of Engineering and Professional Engineering exam

Positive Aspects

Could home electronics


Save money


charge people to fix their electronics

Job Growth

Less than 4%

Benefits

Retirement Plans


Paid Vacations


Health Insurance

Promotions?

Need Knowledge on old and new technology

Starting And Median Salary

  • median annual wage for electrical engineers is $87,920
  • lowest 10 percent earned less than $56,490
  • top 10 percent earned more than $136,690

Raise In Salary

Raises are more common in the beginning of your career

Transferable?

Yes the licenses are transferable as long as the states requirements are met

Typical Work Expectations

  • Direct manufacturing, installing, and testing of electrical equipment to ensure that products meet specifications and codes
  • Investigate complaints from customers or the public, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions
  • Work with project managers on production efforts to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
  • They may visit sites to observe a problem or a piece of complex equipment
  • Electrical engineers generally work indoors in offices

Average Age Of Retirement

Age 61

Internship?

No internships are required but there are some available

Jobs in Electrical Engineering

product development

May Lead To Other Jobs

  • Architectural and engineering managers
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Computer Hardware Engineers
  • Sales Engineers
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering technicians