Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare electrical and electronics engineering technician salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,240
25th Percentile Wage
$61,050
50th Percentile Wage
$74,690
75th Percentile Wage
$90,230
90th Percentile Wage
$102,790

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $102,790. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $49,240.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,690
2.64% 12.17%
2016
$72,720
1.66% -
2015
$71,510
4.47% -
2014
$68,310
2.28% -
2013
$66,750
1.72% -
2012
$65,600
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in seven industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for electrical and electronics engineering technician occupations is the hydroelectric power generation industry with an annual salary $81,220. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $68,780). For detailed electrical and electronics engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Hydroelectric Power Generation
$81,220
Natural Gas Distribution
$77,480
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$75,620
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$75,390
Utilities
$74,690
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$74,470
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$68,780

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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