Electrical Engineering

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Analog Design Engineer
  • Bioelectronics 
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Consulting
  • Control Systems Engineer
  • Device Design Engineer
  • Digital Communications
  • Digital Systems Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Engineering Management
  • Fiber Optics
  • Field Services Engineer
  • Integrated Circuit Design
  • Power & Energy Systems Engineer
  • Process Engineer
  • Production Engineer
  • Quality Control Engineer
  • Research & Development
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Signal Processing
  • Wireless Systems Engineer

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Communications Companies
  • Computer & Data Processing Firms
  • Consulting Firms
  • Engineering Companies
  • Government Agencies
  • Industry—transportation, healthcare, energy, electronics, etc.
  • Research & Development Firms
  • Scientific Services Companies

Minnesota Employers

  • 3M
  • Crest Health Care
  • Datakey Electronics
  • Goodrich Corp
  • Graco
  • Kato Engineering
  • LSI
  • LWG Consulting
  • MA Mortenson Company
  • MN State Institutions
  • MTS Systems Corp
  • OSI
  • Quest Diagnostics
  • Strom Engineering
  • Tennant Company
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Xcel Energy

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$35,000-$43,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Aptitude for math
  • Analytical mind
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Detail oriented
  • Ethical
  • High energy
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Manages stress
  • Problem solving
  • Solution appraisal
  • Strong grades/GPA
  • Team player
  • Technical skills