Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary and Wage Information

Wage Rate Low (<10%) Median (50%) High (>90%)
Hourly Wage $17.05 $27.55 $43.70
Annual Wage $35,400 $57,200 $90,900
  • "Low (<10%)" indicates that 10% of workers earned less and 90% earned more.
  • "Median (50%)" indicates that 50% of workers earned less and 50% earned more.
  • "High (>90%)" indicates that 90% of workers earned less and 10% earned more.
  • "N/A" indicates that data in not available
*The annual salary and wage data presented above represents U.S, Based workers with full-time employment and year-round schedules.

Additional Information
Electrical and Electronics Drafters use specialized computer software to prepare detailed technical drawings, schematics, and plans for the design and manufacturing of various electrical products and equipment. They may prepare circuit board assembly diagrams, wiring diagrams, and technical drawings used for the repair, installation, or manufacturing of electrical equipment. They must possess specialized knowledge of electronics, chemistry, and engineering.

In May 2012, the median annual salary for electrical and electronics drafters was right around $55,700. The lowest ten percent of drafters earned less than $34,900, while the top ten percent earned over $88,300 a year.

For the top five industries employing electrical and electronics drafters, the median annual salary was as follows:

Architectural and engineering $57,700
Building equipment $58,200
Manufacturing of navigational equipment, electromedical devices and control instruments $60,800
Semiconductors $58,600
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