For Mid-Career Electronics Technicians, hourly average wages total $19.85 per hour. Total incomes of Mid-Career Electronics Technicians incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $4K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $30K and $65K. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$31,270 - $69,415
(Median)
$31K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $49,971
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$14.35 - $27.94
(Median)
$14
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$31,270 - $69,415  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,241  
Commission
$7,250  
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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$30,415 - $65,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 353
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.35 - $27.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.89 - $42.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,500  
   
Commission
$7,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,241  
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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$30,415 - $65,157  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 732
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Dominating the field, U.S. Navy, Cardiocom, Lockheed Martin Corp, U.S. Marine Corps, and United States Navy are top firms with a reputation for hiring a great number of Mid-Career Electronics Technicians. United States Navy leads the field in terms of pay, with a median salary of $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $45,955

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Los Angeles is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Electronics Technicians, 14 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Electronics Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+11 percent), New York (+11 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), and San Diego (+7 percent). The smallest paychecks in the market, 20 percent south of the national average, can be found in Pittsburgh. Workers in Dallas and Seattle earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 11 percent less, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Electronics Technician Salaries

Telecommunications
up arrow 12%

Test Engineering
up arrow 8%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 7%

Electronic Equipment Installation
up arrow 3%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

System Repair
0%

National Average
$46,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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System Testing
up arrow 1%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 7%

Unit Testing
up arrow 9%

Assembler
up arrow 13%

Soldering
up arrow 20%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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