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Electrical Engineers

in Massachusetts

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. Excludes "Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).

Occupation Projection for Electrical Engineers

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
172071  Electrical Engineers 8,317 9,068 751 9.03 % 196 348 75 619 Bachelor's degree 

Electrical Engineers Projections by Industry

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,310  40 % 3,980  44 % 670  20 % $119,440
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    3,310  40 % 3,980  44 % 670  20 % $119,440
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    2,140  26 % 2,100  23 % -40  -2 % $112,520
Management of Companies and Enterprises    710  9 % 770  8 % 60  8 % $111,470
Management of Companies and Enterprises    710  9 % 770  8 % 60  8 % $111,470
Wholesale Trade    470  6 % 480  5 % 10  3 % $114,740
Utilities    420  5 % 450  5 % 30  8 % $109,460
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    190  2 % 190  2 % 0  2 % $103,910
Machinery Manufacturing    170  2 % 170  2 % 0  -3 % $107,000
Miscellaneous Manufacturing    100  1 % 110  1 % 10  2 % $94,830
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