An Electrical Engineering Technologist earns an average salary of $59,202 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$39,149 - $81,020
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $59,201
10%
50%
90%

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$16.80 - $39.74
(Median)
$17
$22
$40
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,149 - $81,020  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,934 - $83,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 80
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$16.80 - $39.74  
   
Overtime
$17.31 - $50.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$8,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,934 - $83,010  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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Job Description for Electrical Engineering Technologist

The primary role of an electrical engineering technologist is to aid the electrical engineers with electrical power distribution, process control, and instrumentation design. Duties of this position include conducting statistical studies and analyzing costs of production for non-sustainable and sustainable designs. Electrical engineering technologists analyze the performance of assemblies and electrical components, as well as assist scientists and engineers with electrical engineering research. However, there are times when they do work independently.

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Electrical Engineering Technologist Tasks

  • Test, calibrate and repair electrical equipment and systems.
  • Plan project timelines, material and budget estimates.
  • Design, install and maintain electrical control and communication systems.

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Engineering Technologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Electrical Engineering Technologist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$59,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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