How EE Salaries Rank in 15 US Cities

If you’re an electrical engineering, your salary may depend significantly on where you live -- and that’s not just by region. Salaries vary greatly even within the same state, according to

Rob Spiegel

March 18, 2015

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How EE Salaries Rank in 15 US Cities

In San Francisco, average earnings for EEs is $78,441, while just a few miles south in San Jose, the EE salary average is $93,369. Same goes for EEs in Texas. In Houston you’ll average about $77,582, while in Austin you'll earn a little more than $95,000.

Click on the photo below to see how your city ranks in terms of paying its EEs:

Atlanta EEs are averaging $66,565. The national average is $74,287.

In a future slideshow, we’ll show you average mechanical engineering salaries by city, as well as programmer salaries by city.

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Rob Spiegel has covered automation and control for 15 years, 12 of them for Design News. Other topics he has covered include supply chain technology, alternative energy, and cyber security. For 10 years he was owner and publisher of the food magazine, Chile Pepper.

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Rob Spiegel

Rob Spiegel serves as a senior editor for Design News. He started with Design News in 2002 as a freelancer and hired on full-time in 2011. He covers automation, manufacturing, 3D printing, robotics, AI, and more.

Prior to Design News, he worked as a senior editor for Electronic News and Ecommerce Business. He has contributed to a wide range of industrial technology publications, including Automation World, Supply Chain Management Review, and Logistics Management. He is the author of six books.

Before covering technology, Rob spent 10 years as publisher and owner of Chile Pepper Magazine, a national consumer food publication.

As well as writing for Design News, Rob also participates in IME shows, webinars, and ebooks.

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