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Electronics Engineers in South Carolina

Want to work in South Carolina as an Electronics Engineer? Read this first!

10.1% Jobs Projection
$89,770 Median Salary
110 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Electronics Engineers in South Carolina is growing faster than average.

  • Electronics Engineers in South Carolina earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Electronics Engineers Work in South Carolina?

1,520 people worked as Electronics Engineers in 2018 in this state.

There were 1,170 Electronics Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 350 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 1,350 Electronics Engineers working in it, which means South Carolina has more Electronics Engineers than average.


Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Electronics Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 10.1% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.7%.


South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 110 annual job openings, and 1,520 total jobs in 2026 for Electronics Engineers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,200 annual jobs and 141,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Electronics Engineers Make in South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Electronics Engineers ranged from $58,600 to $133,050 with $89,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $28.17 to $63.97. The median hourly rate was $43.16.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $46.53 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $3.37.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top South Carolina 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
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 700 $87,910
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 550 $113,420
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 380 $74,380
Columbia, SC 260 $78,870
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 210 $84,330

Top States for Electronics Engineers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Electronics Engineers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 29,210 $122,050
Texas 13,000 $112,520
Colorado 5,630 $99,270
Oregon 5,480 $86,520
Georgia 5,030 $94,120
Arizona 5,020 $88,890
Virginia 4,940 $113,430
Florida 4,610 $93,280
Maryland 4,190 $123,220
Michigan 4,020 $88,180
Massachusetts 3,830 $116,580
Pennsylvania 3,760 $96,340
New York 3,630 $93,230
Ohio 3,560 $95,690
Washington 3,270 $106,910
New Jersey 3,160 $113,030
Illinois 2,800 $95,480
North Carolina 2,790 $92,940
Indiana 2,380 $88,210
Oklahoma 1,800 $92,220

Below are the states where Electronics Engineers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $126,280
Rhode Island $124,990
Maryland $123,220
California $122,050
Massachusetts $116,580
New Mexico $113,440
Virginia $113,430
New Jersey $113,030
Texas $112,520
Alabama $108,230

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