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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

in Massachusetts

Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions. Excludes "Broadcast Technicians" (27-4012).

Occupation Projection for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
173023  Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 4,023 4,051 28 0.70 % 129 213 345 Associate's degree 

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    1,890  47 % 1,760  44 % -130  -7 % $65,410
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    850  21 % 960  24 % 110  13 % $68,150
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    850  21 % 960  24 % 110  13 % $68,150
Wholesale Trade    210  5 % 220  5 % 10  3 % $77,960
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    120  3 % 120  3 % 0  -1 % $63,050
Machinery Manufacturing    120  3 % 120  3 % 0  -1 % $70,990
Information    110  3 % 110  3 % 0  6 % $63,140
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    100  3 % 110  3 % 10  6 % $69,170
Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance
Economic Research
This workforce product was funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. (more...)