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The Top 5 Highest-Paying States for Electrical Engineers: 2018

See which states came out on top when it comes to wages for electrical engineers.

If you're an electrical engineer looking for the best compensation in the country, prepare for beautiful landscapes and the cold — because Alaska is your best bet. Several East Coast states also made the list of highest-paying states for electrical engineers, according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics's Occupational Employment and Wages Study (May 2018). Let's take a look at the rankings in descending order, keeping in mind that they do not take cost of living into consideration.

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