Electrical Engineering

Nick Mclelland

What is electrical engineering?

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism.


Electrical engineers typically hold a degree in electrical engineering or electronic engineering.


Practicing engineers may have professional certification and be members of a professional body. Electrical engineers work in a very wide range of industries and the skills required are likewise variable. These range from basic circuit theory to the management skills required of project manager. The tools and equipment that an individual engineer may need are similarly variable, ranging from a simple voltmeter to a top end analyzer to sophisticated design and manufacturing software.

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Salary and Possible work hours

  • Salary: 40 hours a week. $64,804 a year
  • Work Hours: could be any time

More About Electrical Engineering

Education required and Virginia schools that offer a program in that area

  1. Who should have knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, computers, algebra, calculus, geometry, statistics. Electrical engineers typically hold a degree in electrical engineering or electronic engineering. J-Sargeant Reynolds has a class for electrical engineering.

Experience needed

None but if you have some knowledge/experience in field will give you a better chance of making it.