Career Placement - Electrical Engineering



Ph.D. students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
93% 0% 1% 5%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Post Doctoral, Postdoc, Visiting Assistant Professor, Staff Scientist I, Electromagnetic Effects Engineer, Electrical Engineer Ii, Member Of Technical Staff, Senior Engineer, Financial Transmission Rights (Ftr) Analyst, Power Systems Engineer

Response rate: 77%

National Employment Statistics The National Science Board (NSB) infographic tool showing long-term career trajectories showing the diverse possibilities for this discipline.


Master's students between 2011 and 2016

Employed In-field Employed Out-of-field Continuing Education Seeking
63% 2% 30% 3%

Subset of career titles with those employed: Electrical Engineer 2, Quality Control Engineer, Transmission/Energy Market Analyst, Research Associate (Co-Op), Controls Application Engineer, Sr. Electrical Engineer, Engineer Ii, Transmission And Distribution Line Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Assistant Electrical Engineer

Response rate: 64%


* The above data is based on data from an employment survey completed within 6 months after graduation. If the percentages do not add up to 100%, the remaining graduates were not seeking employment at the 6 month mark.