Salary for Electronics Engineering Technologists

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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!

Electronics engineering technologists assist electronics engineers in the development, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of complex circuitry. They may serve supervisory roles to technicians and other staff, and work on problems as complex including digital systems processing and the design of electronic systems and instrumentation design. The majority of professionals in this field have their Associate's degree.

A Electronics Engineering Technologist gets an average compensation that can range from $40,170 - $99,810 based on education and tenure levels. can earn an average compensation of sixty-eight thousand three hundred and ten dollars each year.

have the highest salaries in Alaska, where they receive compensation, on average, of approximately $86,170. People with this job title are paid at the highest average level in Public Administration, where they receive average wages 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.


Electronics Engineering Technologists 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