Electrical Engineers in Florida
Considering a career as an Electrical Engineer in Florida?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Electrical Engineers in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Electrical Engineers in Florida is growing faster than average.
Electrical Engineers in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Florida?
5,940 people worked as Electrical Engineers in 2018 in this state.
There were 5,900 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,430 Electrical Engineers working in it, which means Florida has more Electrical Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Florida
Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 21.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.
Florida Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 580 annual Electrical Engineers job openings in Florida, and 7,780 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 13,900 annual jobs and 204,500 total jobs in 2026.
What do Electrical Engineers Make in Florida?
In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $54,200 to $140,160 with $90,660 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.06 to $67.38. The median hourly rate was $43.59.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.65 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.94.
The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Florida Metros for Electrical Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electrical Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL||1,590||$86,260|
|Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||1,000||$90,450|
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL||980||$103,110|
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL||160||$88,830|
|Panama City, FL||90||$83,280|
|North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL||90||$100,700|
|Port St. Lucie, FL||70||$94,630|
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL||50||$78,190|
|The Villages, FL||40||$91,420|
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL||40||$103,400|
Top States for Electrical Engineers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Electrical Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Electrical Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$115,560|
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What Major Will Prepare You For an Electrical Engineer Career?
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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