$56,513
Avg. Salary
$23.74
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,556

Bonus

$1,939

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Engineering Technician, Electrical is $23.74 per hour.

The average pay for an Engineering Technician, Electrical is $56,513 per year.

10%
$16.44
10%
$23.74
50%
$34.72
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90%
MEDIAN $23.74
10%
$41k
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$57k
50%
$77k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $56,513
$40,831 - $77,431
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$77K
MEDIAN: $56,513
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$16.44 - $34.72
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$0$77K
Salary $40,831 - $77,431
Bonus $253 - $5,556
Profit Sharing $485 - $6,250
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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$37,027 - $77,875
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 164
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $16.44 - $34.72
Overtime $21.79 - $49.22
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $253 - $5,556
Profit Sharing $485 - $6,250
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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$37,027 - $77,875
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 241

Job Description for Engineering Technician, Electrical

An electrical engineer technician helps engineers to design and develop communications equipment, computers, medical devices, navigational equipment, and other electronic equipment in numerous areas of technology. An electrical engineer technician often works in product development, evaluation, and testing while using specific measuring tools and diagnostic knowledge to test and repair equipment. This person usually leads a group of other technicians and helps guide them through the testing and modifying of operational electrical machinery.

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Engineering Technician, Electrical Tasks
  • Develop and implement proof of principle and design validation testing procedures.
  • Document designs, troubleshoot issues, and conduct tolerance studies.
  • Maintain, operate, inspect, and repair electronic equipment or systems.
  • Construct component prototypes for welding and cutting.

Common Career Paths for Engineering Technician, Electrical


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Many Electrical Engineering Technicians move into an Electrical Engineer role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $69K per year.

Engineering Technician, Electrical Job Listings

Popular Skills for Engineering Technician, Electrical


Job skills reported by Electrical Engineering Technicians are limited. Most notably, skills in Engineering Design, Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Soldering, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. Most people skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting are similarly competent in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician, Electrical

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Technician, Electrical has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Technician, Electrical with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 113 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Technician, Electrical with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Engineering Technician, Electrical which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 68 salaries. An Engineering Technician, Electrical with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 35 salaries.

Engineering Technician, Electrical Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Engineering Technician, Electrical?

Engineering Technician, Electrical in College Station:
"World knowledge."
Do some self education on other software out there and not just for CAD work, there are database programs like ProjectWise and D2 that are used, Other CAD programs, like Microstation, solidworks, Bentley substation and many more. I'm not saying learn them all before you find your first position just be familiar with them and their base abilities.

Engineering Technician, Electrical in El Dorado Hills:
"What you should watch out for in the work place."
Don't get caught up in office politics no matter how vested you are to the subject, because you never know how what you say can be interpreted and miss represented to others. Own your given tasks, make sure you give all the attention you can to the task at hand. Don't be afraid to ask questions, even if your sure about the answer. There will be mistakes, make sure you learn from them.

Engineering Technician, Electrical in Jacksonville:
"It is a fast pase interactive job."
Pros: Its hands on and you have to think and solve problems.
Cons: I dont get enough time to learn new things about the equipment.

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Key Stats for Engineering Technician, Electrical

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Engineering Technician, Electrical Salaries

▲7%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$54,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Engineering Technician, Electrical Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 83 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%