Electrical Engineering

By: Daniel Pereira

Definition of Electrical Engineering

Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. I am interested in working in this field because i would love to work with technology and electricity.

A Typical Day for an Electrical Engineer

Most of work takes place in an office or lab or an occasional trip somewhere but it all depends on the company you are working for. Designing or implementing hardware and software is a typical job for electrical engineers to do in a daily basis.
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Typical Starting Salary for an Electrical Engineer

Starting Salary - $48,730

Average Salary - $80,140

Highest 10% - $132,210

Education needed to be an Electrical Engineer

For a Bachelors degree in E.E, students take courses in engineering math, electronic circuits, electromagnetic fields and waves and digital signal processing on top of regular class courses.