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Electrical Engineers in Georgia

Considering a career as an Electrical Engineer in Georgia?

14.3% Jobs Projection
$84,740 Median Salary
340 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Electrical Engineers in Georgia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Electrical Engineers in Georgia is growing faster than average.

  • Electrical Engineers in Georgia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Georgia?

There were approximately 4,330 workers employed as Electrical Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 4,240 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Electrical Engineers in GA Employment Trend

The typical state has 2,430 Electrical Engineers working in it, which means Georgia has more Electrical Engineers than average.

Electrical Engineers in GA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 14.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.

Job Projections for Electrical Engineers: Nation vs. GA

Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 340 annual Electrical Engineers job openings in Georgia, and 4,720 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $55,500 to $125,810 with $84,740 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.68 to $60.49. The median hourly rate was $40.74.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.78 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $2.04.

The median salary in Georgia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Electrical Engineers Earnings: GA vs. National Average

Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 3,040 $85,610
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 530 $83,830
Chattanooga, TN-GA 290 $94,760
Savannah, GA 130 $97,990
Macon, GA 80 $94,430
Warner Robins, GA 80 $76,140
Albany, GA 70 $58,380
Columbus, GA-AL 40 $85,320

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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Occupation GA Employment Total
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 5,030

References

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