Electrical Engineer

Alex Peralta

What Is Electrical Engineering?

Required Eduacation

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


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%


Retirement Plans

Paid Vacations

Health Insurance


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


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


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