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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
173023  Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 5,746 5,562 -184 -3.20 % 140 140 Associate's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    2,760  48 % 2,500  45 % -260  -10 % $64,730
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,090  19 % 1,150  21 % 60  6 % $68,570
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    1,090  19 % 1,150  21 % 60  6 % $68,570
Information    200  4 % 220  4 % 20  9 % $61,080
State Government, Excluding Education and Hospitals    200  4 % 200  4 % 0  -1 % $62,440
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods    190  3 % 180  3 % -10  -4 % $69,550
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing    170  3 % 170  3 % 0  1 % $59,450