Electrical Engineer

Average Salary
Degree Requirements
Bachelor's Degree

Flip on a light switch. Check the news on your smartphone. Stream a video. These everyday activities are made possible by the work of electrical engineers. They specialize in the technology of electricity—designing, developing, testing and producing electrical equipment and systems within a wide range of technologies. Do you like to create, solve and build? Electrical engineering might be right up your alley.

Also known as: Circuits Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Controls Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Instrumentation and Electrical Reliability Engineer, Power Systems Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer
Personnel Management
Operations Analysis
Social Perceptiveness
Systems Analysis
Systems Evaluation
Evaluate electrical products, systems and components
Conduct research projects
Study consumer needs and requirements
Developing manufacturing processes by designing and modifying equipment
Assuring product quality by designing electrical testing methods
Test products and system capabilities
Prepare reports and advise on trends
Ensure federal and state regulatory compliance

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