Electrical and Computer Engineering Opportunities
What can you do with a bachelor degree in electrical engineering? Become an applied engineer or a design engineer. Focus on research or consulting. You’ll also have the ability to pursue higher education and earn your master’s degree in electrical engineering.
Electrical engineering job fields can include:
- Automated Manufacturing Systems
- Robotics and Consumer Electronics
- Power Generation, Transmission, and Conversion
- Signal Processing and Communication Systems
- Computer Hardware, Embedded Control Systems
- ...and more
York College graduates work for companies such as Tesla, SpaceX, Becton Dickinson Diagnostics, Northrop Grumman, Volvo, Textron, and the U.S. Army.
Electrical Engineering Salary
How much do electrical engineers earn? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the median annual wage was $100,830 in May 2020. That means electrical engineers make more than $40 per hour — and the highest 10 percent earned more than $159,000.
Benefits of an Electrical Engineering Degree
Becoming an electrical engineer is a good career path, with lots of growth potential. The BLS estimates that the rapid pace of technological innovation will create ongoing demand for electrical and electronics engineers. You’ll have the ability to work across diverse industries, in a field with plenty of advancement opportunities.
No matter which industry you choose, we’ll help you excel before, during, and after your career search.