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Electrical Engineers in Florida

Considering a career as an Electrical Engineer in Florida?

21.0% Jobs Projection
$90,660 Median Salary
580 Job Openings

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
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 800 $94,160
Jacksonville, FL 570 $80,390
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
Tallahassee, FL 60 $91,260
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 50 $78,190
Ocala, FL 40 $86,190
Gainesville, FL 40 $90,040
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
California 26,570 $110,190
Texas 14,680 $99,670
New York 10,500 $99,410
Michigan 9,190 $88,930
Pennsylvania 8,870 $91,710
Massachusetts 7,520 $113,270
Virginia 6,880 $104,310
Ohio 6,760 $83,790
Florida 5,940 $90,660
Washington 5,650 $111,730
North Carolina 5,090 $91,680
Illinois 4,860 $92,570
Arizona 4,840 $102,790
Maryland 4,760 $105,680
Alabama 4,540 $94,320
Georgia 4,330 $84,740
Wisconsin 3,920 $82,680
Minnesota 3,910 $95,380
Missouri 3,680 $91,960
New Jersey 3,590 $108,470

Below are the states where Electrical Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $115,560
Massachusetts $113,270
New Mexico $111,910
Washington $111,730
Alaska $111,100
California $110,190
New Jersey $108,470
Maryland $105,680
Delaware $105,430
Rhode Island $105,400

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