Electrical Engineers in Maine
Is Maine a good place for you to work as an Electrical Engineer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Electrical Engineers in Maine are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Electrical Engineers in Maine is growing slower than average.
Electrical Engineers in Maine earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Maine?
580 people worked as Electrical Engineers in 2018 in this state.
There were 470 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 2,430 Electrical Engineers working in it, which means Maine has fewer Electrical Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Maine
Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.
Maine Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 30 annual job openings, and 450 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 Maine?
In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $59,410 to $129,210 with $85,080 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.56 to $62.12. The median hourly rate was $40.9.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $39.98 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $0.92.
The median salary in Maine is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Maine 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|
|Portland-South Portland, ME||320||$81,540|
Top States for Electrical Engineers Employment
View the list below to see 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|
Related Careers in ME
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|Occupation||ME Employment Total|
|Electronics Engineers, Except Computer||200|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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