Mid-Career Electronics Technicians pull down an average of $20.00 per hour. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Electronics Technicians approaches anywhere from $31K on the lower end to $65K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $3K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. The specific employer is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$31,440 - $68,857
$31K
$50K
$69K
MEDIAN: $50,086
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$14.36 - $28.23
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,440 - $68,857  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,120  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,096  
Commission
$7,250  
Total Pay (?
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$30,523 - $65,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 362
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $28.23  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$20.94 - $43.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,120  
   
Commission
$7,250  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,096  
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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$30,523 - $65,132  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 761

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U.S. Navy, Cardiocom, Lockheed Martin Corp, U.S. Marine Corps, and United States Navy are among the top companies that take on many Mid-Career Electronics Technicians. The biggest paychecks can be found at United States Navy — the median salary there is $66K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $46,406

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For those looking to make money, Mid-Career Electronics Technicians in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. Mid-Career Electronics Technicians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Minneapolis (+13 percent), Houston (+12 percent), New York (+9 percent), and San Diego (+8 percent). Mid-Career Electronics Technicians in Pittsburgh take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 21 percent less than the national average. Below-median salaries also turn up in Dallas and Seattle (17 percent lower and 11 percent lower, respectively).

Key Stats for Electronics Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.
5-9 years
73%
10-19 years
27%
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Skills That Affect Electronics Technician Salaries

Telecommunications
up arrow 11%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 8%

Test Engineering
up arrow 8%



System Repair
up arrow 1%

System Testing
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$46,000

Troubleshooting
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Computer Hardware Technician
up arrow 5%

Unit Testing
up arrow 6%

Soldering
up arrow 7%

Assembler
up arrow 13%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 168 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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