• Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 63,730
    $38,520 range bar $91,010
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Electrical and electronics engineering technicians help engineers design and develop computers, communications equipment, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic equipment. They often work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic devices to adjust, test, and repair equipment.

What do they typically do

  • Inspect designs for quality control, report findings, and make recommendations
  • Put together electrical and electronic systems and prototypes
  • Maintain system logs or manuals to document testing or operation of equipment
  • Identify solutions to technical design problems that arise during construction of electrical systems
  • Set up or operate equipment to test electronic and electrical components, analyzing results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment
  • Visit construction sites to observe conditions affecting design
  • Draw diagrams and write specifications to clarify design details of experimental electronics units
  • Build, calibrate, and repair electrical instruments or testing equipment

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.3%
Job Opening 213

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