Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary and Wage Information

Wage Rate Low (<10%) Median (50%) High (>90%)
Hourly Wage $16.60 $28.15 $41.05
Annual Wage $34,600 $58,500 $85,400
  • "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 Electronic Engineering Technicians typically work under the direction of engineering staff, designing, developing, repairing, calibrating, and modifying electrical machinery, circuitry, controls, and components. This electrical equipment is then evaluated and used by engineering staff to make decisions related to engineering design. These technicians may work on such equipment as computers, medical monitoring devices, communications equipment, or navigational equipment.

In May 2012, the median annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians was just under $58,000. The lowest ten percent of technicians earned less than $34,500, while the top ten percent earned over $83,000 a year.

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

Federal government $75,700
Architectural and engineering $56,600
Manufacturing of navigational equipment, electromedical devices and control instruments $52,150
Semiconductors $52,000
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