What is the work of an electrical engineer?

An electrical engineer finds employment opportunities in a wide range of industries. Currently most industries in the electrical domain use, to varying degrees of assimilation, various software packages, and tools. A competent electrical engineer in the 21’st century has to be well versed in these tools.

When you draft your resume for an electrical engineering job, you should mention within it

  • The projects that you have worked on
  • The various software packages and tools that you are proficient in

These will be the imperceptible things that will help get you employed against your competition.

After you get employed you might wonder, what is the average salary that you might be able to draw as an electrical engineer?

This is dependent on the number of projects that you have completed under your belt and the software that you are proficient in, the average annual salary of an electrical engineer is around 3.5 lakhs and is susceptible to change according to prevailing market conditions.

Of the 15 lakh engineering graduates who enter the workforce every year in India, only 3% of the - 2.5 Lakh students, work in the core domains or the domains in which they graduated. The sole reason for this skewed metric is a lack of industry-relevant skills.

Industry-relevant skills that our students train in during their Master’s Program in Electrical Engineering at Skill-Lync.


Click here to download the list of jobs in the electrical domain