Program & Course Information
What Electronics Technicians Do
Electronic technicians apply electrical and electronic theory and related subjects to help develop, manufacture, maintain and service a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment and components.
Electronic technicians work in service and repair for different equipment and manufacturers, or in sales at electronics supply houses.
How to Become an Electronics Engineer
Electronics engineers must have a bachelor’s degree. Employers also value practical experience, so graduates of cooperative engineering programs, in which students earn academic credit for structured work experience, are valuable as well.
Nationally, annual earnings for electrical and electronic technicians were $42,800- $54,600 in 2008.
Employment of electronic technicians is expected to grow 3 percent through 2018.
|Quick Facts: Electronics Engineers|
|2010 Median Pay||$42,800 - $54,600|
|Entry-Level Education||Bachelor’s degree|
|Number of Jobs, 2010||294,000|
|Job Outlook, 2010-20||3% growth rate|