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Electrical Engineers

Employment Prospects


Approximately 193,100 electrical engineers are employed in the United States. More engineers work in the electrical and electronics field than in any other division of engineering. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers reports that there are 10 key industry sectors in which engineers are employed: Aerospace, Bioengineering, Computers, Education and Research, Energy and Electric Power, Manufacturing, Semiconductors, Service Industry, Telecommunications, and Transportation and Automotive. Some work as private consultants.

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