- Organises and establishes control systems to monitor the performance and safety of electrical assemblies and systems.
- Ensures that manufacture, operation and maintenance comply with design specifications and contractual arrangements.
- Determines and specifies manufacturing methods of electrical systems.
- Supervises, controls and monitors the operation of electrical generation, transmission and distribution systems.
Typical Education Level
Honours, Bachelor's degree
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 23% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for electrical engineer is £48,214
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,042. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for electrical engineer roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £48,214 per year. That is about £4,018 per month or £24.73 per hour. New workers generally start on £27,706, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £71,635
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,042 people are employed in the region.