If no one will tell you, don’t worry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics tracks this information. Here’s the lowdown on 2013 electrical engineering salaries . . . .
According to the BLS, the average electrical engineer’s salary was $93,380. The median was $89,180. That means 50% made more, and 50% made less.
The average is higher than the median, which indicates that the highest-paid electrical engineers make considerably more than the bottom 50%.
Electric power generation, transmission, and distribution is the second-largest sector in terms of number of electrical engineers employed. In terms of density, it’s number one. But it’s around 100th on the list of top-paying industries, with software publishers and oil & gas extraction taking the top positions with average salaries of more than $118,000.