Should I be an Electrical Engineer or a Master Electrician?
I am undecided whether I want to become a Electrical Engineer or a Master Electrician. I know that Master Electricians can start their own business (Contractor) or take responsibility on a project. Electrical Engineers are the ones who design electrical equipment and that design the electrical projects. I am just curious of which career would have more opportunity to make more salary. I also would like to know if an Electrical Engineer can also be a contractor like the Masters electricians. Country: USA
Asked By: Mr. Suave - 6/29/2008
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I've been fortunate enough to be on both sides of this fence and I will say being an EE is the way to go... More
Answered By: David B - 6/29/2008
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Answered By: Jay P - 6/29/2008
I would go with Electrical Engineer
Answered By: tripleplayj - 6/29/2008
Electrical Engineering also allows you to do anything related to signals such as designing cell phone towers/antennae, designing 802.11 circuitry... it's actually much more broad a profession... More
Answered By: acearl3759 - 6/29/2008
I know an Electrical Engineer who started his own business. He got a PE license and does work for architects and some expert witness.
Answered By: Jerry Lee - 6/29/2008
no doubts....be an electrical engineer...coz its a professional course, u ll get on campus placement even if u study in a "not so good" college... far more better than a master electrician...
Answered By: Rishabh - 6/29/2008
you beter to become a Electrical Engineer haveing knoldeg of Master Electricians can design the electrical projects.
Answered By: Wael S - 6/29/2008
If you are a hard working that like long hours Master electricians can make $300,000 and up ,,if you are a good business man and are willing to take risks... More
Answered By: tatimsaspas - 7/2/2008
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