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EE Times 2002 Salary Survey
Kirt's Cogitations™ #123

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   Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted thought or reflection; meditation; contemplation.
   Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.


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EE Times 2002 Salary Survey

According to the "EE Times 2002 Salary Survey," you're making better money today than you were a year ago. If you happen to still be employed, that is. $89,100 is the average salary for an electrical engineer this year - up from $82,900 last year. Less than a decade ago, in 1994, the figure was $59,800. For some reason, stock options have lost their attractiveness in the last year ;-). The average starting salary last year for new grads with a BS degree was just over $50k. Average household income for an EE with working spouse was $125,038. Man, I must be doing something wrong!