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Fast Facts for Electrical Engineers in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Jose, Santa Barbara and Santa Rosa
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Stockton, Fresno and Riverside
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Jose, Oakland and San Diego

Salaries for Electrical Engineers in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Stockton, Santa Cruz and Sacramento

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More California Electrical Engineering Schools

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,871
Los Angeles
Doctorate
43,548
Fullerton
Doctorate
40,235
Berkeley
Doctorate
40,154
Northridge
Doctorate
39,916
Long Beach
Doctorate
37,776
Davis
Doctorate
36,460
La Jolla
Doctorate
34,979
San Diego
Doctorate
34,688
Irvine
Doctorate
32,754
San Jose
Doctorate
32,154
Sacramento
Doctorate
30,510
San Francisco
Doctorate
29,045
Los Angeles
Doctorate
27,827
Pomona
Doctorate
25,326
Fresno
Doctorate
24,405
Santa Barbara
Doctorate
24,346
Riverside
Doctorate
22,715
San Luis Obispo
Masters
21,306
Santa Cruz
Doctorate
18,783
Chico
Masters
17,557
La Jolla
Masters
17,192
Stanford
Doctorate
17,184
Bakersfield
Doctorate
9,341
Los Angeles
Doctorate
9,330
Rohnert Park
Masters
9,323
San Diego
Doctorate
8,508
Santa Clara
Doctorate
8,422
Stockton
Doctorate
6,128
Monterey
Doctorate
2,682
Pasadena
Doctorate
2,240
San Jose
Doctorate
1,003
Anaheim
Bachelors
571

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Electrical Engineers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Electrical Engineers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Electrical Engineers relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield460 $100,810
El CentroN/A N/A
Fresno170 $112,550
Salinas60 $111,520
San Diego-Carlsbad3270 $104,240
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim7790 $111,500
Modesto40 $120,580
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura390 $100,100
Redding80 $98,360
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario710 $86,660
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade1220 $122,500
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward3870 $113,670
Stockton-Lodi80 $117,210
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara5280 $125,580
Vallejo-FairfieldN/A $109,600
Visalia-Porterville50 $90,240
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande70 $92,380
Santa Cruz-Watsonville60 $107,040
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara530 $115,190
Santa Rosa120 $109,870

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