Electrical Engineers


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


Top Industries of Employment

  1. Ordnance And Accessories, Nec
  2. Engineering & Architectural Services
  3. Communications Equipment
  4. Electric Services
  5. Telephone Communication

2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 1,760 29.51 21.50 33.51 61,370 44,710 69,700
Joplin MSA 20 29.57 23.21 32.75 61,500 48,270 68,110
Columbia MSA 30 24.49 17.90 27.79 50,940 37,230 57,790
Springfield MSA 90 28.77 20.84 32.73 59,830 43,350 68,080
St Louis MSA 1,260 30.11 22.27 34.03 62,620 46,320 70,770
Kansas City* 310 30.99 22.74 35.12 64,466 47,295 73,051
Central Region* 90 27.73 19.93 31.62 57,669 41,464 65,771
Northeast Region* 40 28.40 19.54 32.83 59,067 40,634 68,283
Northwest Region* 20 28.24 18.23 33.24 58,740 37,924 69,148
Ozark Region* 100 28.74 21.06 32.57 59,772 43,813 67,751
South Central Region* 30 18.31 11.16 21.89 38,088 23,221 45,522
Southwest Region* 30 27.53 22.64 29.98 57,269 47,101 62,353
St. Charles* 70 27.55 19.84 31.41 57,309 41,272 65,327
St. Louis City* 240 30.48 23.14 34.15 63,408 48,140 71,042
St. Louis County* 730 30.29 22.49 34.19 63,003 46,783 71,114
West Central Region* 30 23.28 14.55 27.64 48,418 30,261 57,496
Jefferson/Franklin Consortium* 30 28.86 21.93 32.32 60,021 45,607 67,227

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 2,750 2,840 90 3.27 59 Great
Kansas City MSA 1,670 1,750 80 4.79 39 Great
St Louis MSA 1,430 1,480 50 3.50 31 Good
Central Region* 110 100 -10 -9.09 2 Caution
Northeast Region* 50 50 .00 1 Caution
Northwest Region* 40 30 -10 -25.00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 90 90 .00 2 Caution
Southwest Region* 50 50 .00 1 Caution
West Central Region* 30 20 -10 -33.33 1 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Bachelor's degree in one of the following
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering