Electrical engineers research, design, develop, test, and/or supervise manufacturing and installation of a electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military or scientific use. To design electrical equipment and systems, engineers work with specialized computer software. They work with engineers, customers and other site developers to develop projects and products to meet requirements and specifications.
To become an electrical engineer requires at least a bachelor's degree. They require several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training. Electrical engineers earn approximately $46.46 an hour, and the need for such workers typically grows at an average rate, from about 5% to 9% per year.