Salary for Electrical and Electronic 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 helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Individuals employed as technicians in electrical and electronic engineering work under the supervision of engineering staff. Their job is to design, calibrate, modify or repair electronic components for review and use in engineering design decisions by engineering staff. Some college education is expected in these occupations.

An Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technician receives an average compensation between 40000 - 60000 based on experience. Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians can receive a salary of Fifty Five Thousand One Hundred dollars per annum.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians receive the highest compensation in Alaska, where they can earn an average salary rate of close to $77040. This group of professionals can get the best pay in Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction, which has an average salary rate of $70750.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 16.78 percent nationwide in that time.
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Public Administration $70,750
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $66,680
Utilities $62,350
Transportation and Warehousing $60,840
Information $58,600
Management of Companies and Enterprises $57,460
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Construction $50,480
Accommodation and Food Services $51,950
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $52,200
Health Care and Social Assistance $52,440
Manufacturing $52,530
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $53,020