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2021 Virginia Electrical Engineers Salary Guide

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Virginia Electrical Engineers Salary 2021

Salary

$110K

Growth

9%

Bright Outlook

Bright

Green

No

How Much Do Electrical Engineers Make in Virginia 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $69,360 $84,720 $110,000 $137,310 $175,390
Hourly Wage $33.34 $40.73 $52.89 $66.02 $84.32

How Much Do Electrical Engineers Make in Virginia 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$69,360
$84,720
$110,000
$137,310
$175,390
Hourly Wage
$33.34
$40.73
$52.89
$66.02
$84.32

What Do Electrical Engineers Do?

Research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Also known as:

Circuits Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Controls Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Instrumentation and Electrical Reliability Engineer (I&E Reliability Engineer), Power Systems Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer

  • Operate computer systems.
  • Create electrical schematics.
  • Confer with technical personnel to prepare designs or operational plans.
  • Discuss designs or plans with clients.
  • Design structures or facilities.
  • Survey land or bodies of water to measure or determine features.
  • Maintain electronic equipment.
  • Design electrical equipment or systems.
  • Direct construction activities.
  • Direct installation activities.
  • Direct equipment maintenance or repair activities.
  • Prepare operational reports.
  • Investigate system, equipment, or product failures.
  • Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
  • Direct industrial production activities.
  • Inspect operational processes.
  • Devise research or testing protocols.
  • Design energy-efficient equipment or systems.
  • Design energy production or management equipment or systems.
  • Estimate technical or resource requirements for development or production projects.
  • Design electrical equipment or systems.
  • Estimate operational costs.
  • Prepare project budgets.
  • Supervise engineering or other technical personnel.
  • Train personnel on proper operational procedures.
  • Test products for functionality or quality.
  • Design alternative energy systems.
  • Design energy-efficient equipment or systems.

Electrical Engineers Job Outlook in Virginia

Location 2020 Employment 2030 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
Virginia 7,120 7,790 9% 560
United States 188,000 200,700 7% 13,700

Electrical Engineers Job Outlook in Virginia

Location
2020 Employment
2030 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
Virginia
7,120
7,790
9%
560
United States
188,000
200,700
7%
13,700

Electrical Engineers Schooling & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Electrical Engineers Schools in Virginia

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Christopher Newport University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Newport News, VA 4 years: 11
George Mason University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Fairfax, VA 4 years: 2
4 years: 74
More than 4 years: 29
More than 4 years: 5
Liberty University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Lynchburg, VA 4 years: 28
Norfolk State University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Norfolk, VA 4 years: 9
More than 4 years: 7
Old Dominion University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Norfolk, VA 4 years: 60
University of Virginia-Main Campus Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Charlottesville, VA 4 years: 20
4 years: 9
More than 4 years: 17
More than 4 years: 8
Virginia Commonwealth University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Richmond, VA 4 years: 28
Virginia Military Institute Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Lexington, VA 4 years: 12
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Blacksburg, VA 4 years: 1
4 years: 132
More than 4 years: 35
More than 4 years: 57

Electrical Engineers Schools in Virginia

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Newport News, VA
4 years: 11
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Fairfax, VA
4 years: 2
4 years: 74
More than 4 years: 29
More than 4 years: 5
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Lynchburg, VA
4 years: 28
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Norfolk, VA
4 years: 9
More than 4 years: 7
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Norfolk, VA
4 years: 60
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Charlottesville, VA
4 years: 20
4 years: 9
More than 4 years: 17
More than 4 years: 8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Richmond, VA
4 years: 28
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Lexington, VA
4 years: 12
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Blacksburg, VA
4 years: 1
4 years: 132
More than 4 years: 35
More than 4 years: 57

Electrical Engineers Jobs in Virginia.

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
11/3/2021 Virtual Hiring Event - Engineering Professionals L3Harris Ashburn, Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
A&P Technician PDS Tech Inc Bridgeport, West Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
Autowafer Production Technician Fortive Corporation Springfield, Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
Avionics Technician PDS Tech Inc Bridgeport, West Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
Bi-Lingual Cleaner / Custodian Moore's Electrical & Mechanical Construction, Inc. Waynesboro, Virginia 10/19/2021 No
Bi-Lingual Cleaner / Custodian Moore's Electrical & Mechanical Construction, Inc. Charlottesville, Virginia 10/19/2021 No
C4ISR Systems Engineer (Computer, Electrical, Software) Parsons Corporation Dahlgren, Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
CE Program Manager Microsoft Corporation Dulles, Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
Chief Building Engineer CBRE Fairfax, Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes
CIRT Cloud Team Researcher General Electric Raleigh, Virginia 10/19/2021 Yes

Electrical Engineers Jobs in Virginia.

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
L3Harris
Ashburn, Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
PDS Tech Inc
Bridgeport, West Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
Fortive Corporation
Springfield, Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
PDS Tech Inc
Bridgeport, West Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
Moore's Electrical & Mechanical Construction, Inc.
Waynesboro, Virginia
10/19/2021
No
Moore's Electrical & Mechanical Construction, Inc.
Charlottesville, Virginia
10/19/2021
No
Parsons Corporation
Dahlgren, Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
Microsoft Corporation
Dulles, Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
CBRE
Fairfax, Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes
General Electric
Raleigh, Virginia
10/19/2021
Yes

Electrical Engineers Salary Guide 2021

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