Career Outlook for Electrical Engineers

Also known as:  Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Systems Engineer, Illuminating Engineer, Power Distribution Engineer
The overall job outlook for Electrical Engineer careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by -0.31 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.05 percent per year. Demand for Electrical Engineers is expected to go up, with an expected 11,730 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.99 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Electrical Engineers in the following states
California 18,320
Texas 10,750
New York 8,750
Massachusetts 7,700
Florida 7,170
Virginia 7,170
Ohio 5,110
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Electrical Engineers
Guam 60
South Dakota 170
Puerto Rico 190
Wyoming 250
North Dakota 260
West Virginia 320
Vermont 330