Number of electrical engineers employed in 2006: 153,000
Projected Number of electrical engineers that will be employed in 2016: 169,830
The numbers of positions for electrical engineers is expected to increase by 11% between 2006 and 2016.
*Some careers have been clustered with closely related occupations for some statistics.
**Employment projections are derived from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Projections and Training Data, 2006-07 Edition