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Electrical Engineering Technicians

Job Information

Test or modify developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.


  • Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make up 33 percent of all engineering technicians.
  • Employment of engineering technicians is influenced by economic conditions similar to those which affect engineers; as a result, job outlook varies by specialty.
  • Opportunities will be best for individuals with an associate degree or other postsecondary training in engineering technology.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $56,900/yr ($28.45/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Some college, no degree