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The Electronics Technician

The median salary for Electronics Technician level 1 is $53,770 per year and over $73,000 after moving up to level 3.

Lets see what else they say about Electronics Technicians.

Minimum education requirement:

High school diploma or General Education Degree
Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience which could be 2 years experience plus an associates degree or technicians training at a community college.

Typical Career Advancements:

Managerial or supervisory roles

Typical Salary Range:

$47k-83k, based off the specific job or years of experience


Technicians are tasked with building, repairing or maintaining equipment designed by engineers. They will often be building computer systems, soldering custom circuit boards, and building cables. Technicians may travel to worksites and work with engineers to support projects of various sizes.
You may need to stand, reach, bend, squat or crawl often, and have the ability to work efficiently while maintaining high standards. You also need to be able to perform repetitive tasks with minimal supervision and potentially withstand the hot temperatures of shops or computer rooms.

Do you want a job that just makes money, or do you want a job that you’re passionate about?

Which of the above do you think the Electronics Technician career falls into for you?


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