All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $102,529
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $39.87
    Median: $49.27
    Experienced: $58.12
  • Growth (2014-2019)6%
  • Openings (2014-2019)105
  • Current Employment 3,135
  • Projected Employment 3,211
  • Typical Entry-level Education Bachelor's degree

Electrical Engineers

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Simulation
  • Systems Engineering
  • Circuit Design
  • Schematic Diagrams
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Writing
  • Troubleshooting
  • Organization
  • Project Management

occupational tasks

  • Prepare technical drawings, specifications of electrical systems, or topographical maps to ensure that installation and operations conform to standards and customer requirements
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform engineering tasks
  • Confer with engineers, customers or others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects or products
  • Direct or coordinate manufacturing, construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation or testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes or customer requirements
  • Design, implement, maintain, or improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products or systems for commercial, industrial or domestic purposes

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)