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Electrical Engineers in Nevada

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

92.9% Jobs Projection
$89,300 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Electrical Engineers Work in Nevada?

In Nevada, there were 640 people working as Electrical Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 650 Electrical Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Nevada

Jobs for Electrical Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 92.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 8.6%.


Nevada Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,350 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 Nevada?

In 2018 wages for Electrical Engineers ranged from $57,370 to $130,710 with $89,300 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.58 to $62.84. The median hourly rate was $42.93.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $44.17 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.24.

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


Top Nevada 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
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 430 $86,530
Reno, NV 140 $89,580

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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