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Electronics Engineers in Washington

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2.7% Jobs Projection
$106,910 Median Salary
260 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Electronics Engineers in Washington is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Electronics Engineers Work in Washington?

In Washington, there were 3,270 people working as Electronics Engineers in the year 2018.

There were 3,780 Electronics Engineers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 510 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Electronics Engineers in WA Employment Trend

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

Electronics Engineers in WA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Washington

Jobs for Electronics Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 2.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 3.7%.

Job Projections for Electronics Engineers: Nation vs. WA

Washington Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 260 annual Electronics Engineers job openings in Washington, and 4,120 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Electronics Engineers Make in Washington?

In 2018 wages for Electronics Engineers ranged from $38,690 to $166,200 with $106,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.6 to $79.91. The median hourly rate was $51.4.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $52.54 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.14.

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

Electronics Engineers Earnings: WA vs. National Average

Top Washington 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
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5,410 $81,710
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2,120 $122,250
Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 120 $96,220
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 50 $95,740
Olympia-Tumwater, WA 30 $92,220

Top States for Electronics Engineers Employment

View the list below to see 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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Occupation WA Employment Total
Electrical Engineers 5,650


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