Electronics Engineer Salary and Wage Information

Wage Rate Low (<10%) Median (50%) High (>90%)
Hourly Wage $16.55 $29.15 $43.70
Annual Wage $60,600 $94,200 $144,800
  • "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
Engineering Technicians assist engineers in the design, development, construction, and maintenance of various products, processes, and structures. These technicians may assist mechanical, civil, industrial, environmental, or electrical engineers, and as such their specific duties vary widely. Mechanical engineering technicians, for example, assist mechanical engineers in the design, development, testing, and manufacturing of various mechanical devices, such as engines, tools, and machines.

In May 2012, the median annual salary for engineering technicians was approximately $60,560. The lowest ten percent of electronics engineers earned less than $34,400, while the top ten percent earned more than $90,900 a year.

For the top five industries employing engineering technicians, the median annual salaries were as follows:

Federal government $73,000
Architectural and engineering $56,300
Research and Development $57,400
Employment services $54,000
State government $51,500
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