• Electrical Engineers
  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 96,580
    $61,030 range bar $144,270
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Fast Growing
  • Electrical engineers design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacture of electrical equipment like electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, or power generation equipment. They also design the electrical systems of automobiles and aircraft and typically do the following:

What do they typically do

  • Work with project managers on production efforts to ensure that projects are completed satisfactorily, on time, and within budget
  • Design new ways to use electrical power to develop or improve products
  • Oversee project production efforts to make sure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Investigate complaints from customers or the public, evaluate problems, and recommend solutions
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Direct manufacturing, installing, and testing of electrical equipment to make sure products meet specifications and codes
  • Discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products with engineers, customers, or others
  • Make detailed calculations to develop manufacturing, construction, and installation standards and specifications

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 409

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    • NA
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