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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
172071  Electrical Engineers 7,795 7,840 45 0.58 % 176 172 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,900  37 % 3,060  39 % 160  6 % $112,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    2,900  37 % 3,060  39 % 160  6 % $112,150
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,640  21 % 1,490  19 % -150  -9 % $106,070
Wholesale Trade    720  9 % 700  9 % -20  -3 % $111,270
Utilities    470  6 % 490  6 % 20  3 % $104,650
Machinery Manufacturing    210  3 % 190  2 % -20  -14 % $106,520
Information    180  2 % 200  3 % 20  11 % $114,910
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    180  2 % 190  2 % 10  2 % $103,130
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