Work as an electrical engineer typically requires a bachelor’s degree in electrical, electronics or computer engineering. Many electrical engineers obtain a master’s degree as well; while not required for the profession, it enables employees to earn higher salaries. Demand for electrical engineers is expected to grow in line with other professions; some industries with heavy electrical engineering presence such as manufacturing and utilities are expected to decline, while demand in other fields, like research and development in renewable energy and telecommunications, is expected to increase.
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Salaries for electrical engineers can vary greatly depending on a number of factors, such as city, state, and employer. You can get a good idea of the type of salary that might be available to you by doing some research and knowing the skills that can help you stand out. Here are some tips for how to land a high-paying electrical engineer job:
Electrical engineers may also be eligible to receive numerous benefits on top of their salary. These benefits will differ between roles and employers, but your total salary and benefits package may include the following: