Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians

4.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
40%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-0.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$63,640
or $30.59 hourly
VOLUME
101,450
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 40% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians' job openings is expected to decline by -0.4% by 2031
'Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians' is expected to be a slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians' was $63,640, or $30.59 hourly
'Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians' are paid 39.1% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as electrical and electronic engineering technologists and technicians?

As of 2021 there were 101,450 people employed as Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.07% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 1 thousand people are employed as Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians.

Job description

Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, adjust, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.

SOC Code: 17-3023.00

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Comments

Blain says
I am finding that electronics are becoming easier for the end user to install and use. You no longer really need a degrees to work in telecoms as a lot is plug and play.
Feb 13, 2021 at 05:40 PM
Prashan (Could go either way) says
Still they have no emotional intelligence, AI can not do every job
Aug 10, 2020 at 04:33 PM

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