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Electrical Engineers in Hawaii

Is Hawaii a good place for you to work as an Electrical Engineer?

9.6% Jobs Projection
$91,070 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Hawaii?

There were approximately 870 workers employed as Electrical Engineers in this state in 2018.

There were 770 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Electrical Engineers in HI Employment Trend

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

Electrical Engineers in HI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Hawaii

Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.

Job Projections for Electrical Engineers: Nation vs. HI

Hawaii Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 70 annual job openings, and 1,030 total jobs in 2026 for Electrical Engineers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 13,900 annual jobs and 204,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Electrical Engineers Make in Hawaii?

In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $58,880 to $120,700 with $91,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.31 to $58.03. The median hourly rate was $43.78.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $43.31 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.47.

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

Electrical Engineers Earnings: HI vs. National Average

Top Hawaii 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
Urban Honolulu, HI 790 $90,440
Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI 30 $111,630

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation HI Employment Total
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 530


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