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Electrical Engineers in Idaho

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9.2% Jobs Projection
$91,720 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Idaho?

In Idaho, there were 990 people working as Electrical Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 1,120 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 130 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Idaho

Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 9.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.


Idaho Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 100 annual job openings, and a total of 1,430 jobs for Idaho Electrical Engineers in 2026.

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

What do Electrical Engineers Make in Idaho?

In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $59,280 to $130,680 with $91,720 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.5 to $62.83. The median hourly rate was $44.09.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $44.59 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.50.

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


Top Idaho 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
Boise City, ID 710 $87,860
Logan, UT-ID 180 $82,750
Idaho Falls, ID 150 $106,080
Coeur d’Alene, ID 30 $91,460

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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