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: Test Engineer, Visiting Assistant Professor, Process Engineer, Software Engineer, Engineer, Staff Rf/Ms Design Engineer, Algorithm Software Engineer, Financial Transmission Rights (Ftr) Analyst, Post Doctoral, Faculty

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, Sr. Electrical Engineer, Design Engineer, Qra Engineer, Teaching Laboratory Associate, Electrical Engineering Substation, Assistant Electrical Engineer, Research Associate (Co-Op), Design Engineer 1, Controls Application 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.