Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
SOC: 17-3023.00

Description:

Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Employment Projections:

Employment (2014):
139,400 employed

Projected (2024):
136,600 employed

Projected growth (2014-2024)


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 2014-2024 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2014-2024). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.


Alternate Titles:

  • Electrical Design Technician
  • Electrical Engineering Technician
  • Electrical Power Station Technician
  • Electronic Instrument Testing Technician
  • Lighting Engineering Technician
  • Programmable Logic Controller Programmer
  • Semiconductor Development Technician


  • architecture and engineering


    industry stats

    SOC: 17-0000

    Total Employed: 2,475,390

    Average Annual Salary: $82,980