Summary Report for:
17-3023.00 - Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians
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.
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Wages & Employment Trends
|Median wages (2017)||$30.60 hourly, $63,660 annual|
|Employment (2016)||137,000 employees|
|Projected growth (2016-2026)||Slower than average (2% to 4%)|
|Projected job openings (2016-2026)||12,000|
|Top industries (2016)|
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections . "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.
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