Career Outlook for Electrical Engineering Technicians

Also known as:  Electrical Design Technician, Electrical Engineering Technician, Electrical Power Station Technician, Electronic Instrument Testing Technician, Lighting Engineering Technician, Programmable Logic Controller Programmer, Semiconductor Development Technician
The overall job outlook for Electrical Engineering Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 17.25 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.88 percent per year. Demand for Electrical Engineering Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 12,650 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 1.07 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Electrical Engineering Technicians in the following states
California 18,870
Texas 15,660
Florida 8,260
New York 7,480
Massachusetts 6,960
Pennsylvania 6,840
Virginia 6,180
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Electrical Engineering Technicians
Virgin Islands 40
Guam 100
Vermont 170
South Dakota 190
Wyoming 190
North Dakota 300
Delaware 310
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