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Best states for an Electrical Engineer

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Are you thinking of becoming an Electrical Engineer and really want to work at Black & Veatch?

Turns out, your chances are better in some states than others.

In order to help you decide which state is the best for Electrical Engineers, we ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia from best to worst for Electrical Engineer jobs.

Washington is the best state for jobs for Electrical Engineers, and Arkansas is the worst.

The most common pay in Washington is $104,616, while the median pay in Arkansas is $65,589.

We found that Washington is the best state for Electrical Engineer jobs, whereas Arkansas is the worst.

The 10 Best States in America For Electrical Engineers in 2019

  1. Washington
  2. Massachusetts
  3. New Mexico
  4. New Hampshire
  5. Vermont
  6. Alaska
  7. Texas
  8. Colorado
  9. Arizona
  10. Delaware
  • (1,181 jobs)
  • (1,422 jobs)
  • (210 jobs)
  • (363 jobs)
  • (70 jobs)
  • (56 jobs)
  • (2,770 jobs)
  • (1,033 jobs)
  • (675 jobs)
  • (97 jobs)

After looking at the our most recent data, we found that Washington is the best state for Electrical Engineers.

Check out the ranking of the best states for Electrical Engineers below.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Electrical Engineers in 2019

1. Washington

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,181 $104,616 $85,000 $127,000 1.16
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Washington

2. Massachusetts

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,422 $93,175 $75,000 $114,000 1.22
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Massachusetts

3. New Mexico

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
210 $87,345 $70,000 $108,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in New Mexico

4. New Hampshire

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
363 $88,143 $61,000 $126,000 1.67
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in New Hampshire

5. Vermont

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
70 $93,561 $73,000 $118,000 0.84
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Vermont

6. Alaska

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
56 $91,116 $71,000 $115,000 0.88
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Alaska

7. Texas

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
2,770 $83,875 $63,000 $110,000 1.01
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Texas

8. Colorado

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,033 $84,652 $67,000 $106,000 1.27
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Colorado

9. Arizona

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
675 $83,534 $70,000 $98,000 1.02
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Arizona

10. Delaware

Total Electrical Engineer Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
97 $86,559 $68,000 $109,000 0.85
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Electrical Engineer Jobs in Delaware

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE an Electrical Engineer

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for an Electrical Engineer

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