Salary for Electrical Engineering Technicians

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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 find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations. Sign up in our career community today!

These professionals work under the direction of engineers, technologists, and other professionals to design, modify, test or repair electrical machinery and control equipment used in industrial or commercial settings. Some college, and a background in computer science and engineering re essential for this occupation.

A Electrical Engineering Technician earns a pay level between $40,170 - $99,810 depending on the level of education. get an average salary of sixty-eight thousand three hundred and ten dollars every year.

can get the best pay in Alaska, where they can earn pay of just about $86,170. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Public Administration, which has job pay of $84,440.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 40.93 percent nationwide in that time.


Electrical Engineering Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Public Administration
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Transportation and Warehousing
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Educational Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing