A field that is diverse and on the cutting edge.

INTRODUCTION

Remarkable advances in electronic technology over the last few decades have created a world in which computers and sophisticated electronic devices are used on a daily basis. Electronic technicians are involved in repair and maintenance of communication systems, computer circuits, industrial electronic, automation, fiber optics, and laser technology.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Audio Technician
  • Biomedical Electronic Technician
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • Digital Equipment Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Electronic Technicians

EMPLOYMENT OUTLOOK

Employment for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in the federal government is projected to decline through 2024. However, employment growth for electrical and electronics engineering technician will likely occur in engineering services firms as companies seek to contract out these services as a way to lower costs.

SALARY

The average wage for this career is $24.53 hourly, or $51,030 annually.