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Based on 2,960 responses, the job of Electrical Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.94 out of 5. On average, Electrical Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as an Electrical Engineer?

May 2014
"We'll rounded."
Electrical Engineer:
Learn about everything in your field, not just your personal duties.
May 2014
Electrical Engineer:
May 2014
"Enjoyable But Very Hard Work At Times."
Electrical Engineer:
Pros: I enjoy the responsibilities given to me and that I'm able to manage my own work schedules.
Cons: The amount of travelling I have to do at times, for example there was a 4 week period were I spent 14 days aboard and 14 days at home.
May 2014
Electrical Engineer:
Pros: The work time.
Cons: The carrier opportunities.
July 2014
Electrical Engineer:
Keep the good work up and go on and on.
July 2014
"Team Element, Being Part Of A Larger Whole, Very Rewarding."
Electrical Engineer:
Pros: Work flexibility is amazing, especially with a 9/80 schedule. Professional environment is very refreshing. Enjoy learning every day. Surrounded by people who will drop whatever they are doing to lend a hand or offer advice. When it does occur, the team-driven experiences are what I like the most.
Cons: Can sometimes get overwhelmed, which lends to operating in isolation, takes away the benefits of teamwork. Some aspects are out of my control, can only do so much. Accessibility of management varies quite a bit. 10 hours of "professional overtime" lends to an all or nothing approach. Lack of physical activity, or in general being able to put my hands on something vs. sitting at a desk working up documentation.
July 2014
"Work As An Electrical EIT."
Electrical Engineer:
Pros: I like the ability to learn about new things and that the field is growing and will continue to grow and an high rate. That there will always be exciting opportunities with many new discoveries yielding viable employment options everyday.
Cons: I don't like the tediousness of how a lot of engineering companies tend to do their business. I want to be able to work at a place where we come up with exciting ideas that solve legitimate problems, not simple specify what cable runs where because of a certain regulatory requirement.