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Electronics Engineering Technicians

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Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.


  • 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 Associates Degree