Electronics Engineers in California
Is California a good place for you to work as an Electronics Engineer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Electronics Engineers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Electronics Engineers in California is growing faster than average.
Electronics Engineers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Electronics Engineers Work in California?
There were approximately 29,210 workers employed as Electronics Engineers in this state in 2018.
There were 29,760 Electronics Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 550 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,350 Electronics Engineers working in it, which means California has more Electronics Engineers than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Electronics Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 8.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.7%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 2,090 annual job openings, and a total of 30,700 jobs for California Electronics Engineers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 9,200 annual jobs and 141,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Electronics Engineers Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Electronics Engineers ranged from $72,120 to $182,340 with $122,050 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $34.68 to $87.66. The median hourly rate was $58.68.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $57.35 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $1.33.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Electronics Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Electronics Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||8,910||$121,450|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||6,150||$125,730|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||6,040||$133,040|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||2,910||$111,020|
|Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA||1,210||$110,930|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||800||$112,100|
|Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA||340||$122,130|
|Santa Rosa, CA||270||$117,850|
|San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA||130||$104,440|
|Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA||50||$81,660|
Top States for Electronics Engineers Employment
The table below shows the states where most Electronics Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Electronics Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$126,280|
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- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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