Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,620
25th Percentile Wage
$45,960
50th Percentile Wage
$60,710
75th Percentile Wage
$76,330
90th Percentile Wage
$96,480

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction. 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 $96,480. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $60,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $36,620.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$60,710
2.95% 17.31%
2016
$58,920
2.39% -
2015
$57,510
5.18% -
2014
$54,530
9.17% -
2013
$49,530
-1.35% -
2012
$50,200
- -

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

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in eleven industries in the construction 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 power and communication line and related structures construction industry with an annual salary $75,380. The lowest paying industry is the other building equipment contractors industry (annual salary $45,470). For detailed electrical and electronics engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$75,380
Utility System Construction
$73,950
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$72,960
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$69,010
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$65,640
Construction of Buildings
$61,690
Nonresidential Building Construction
$61,590
Building Equipment Contractors
$58,980
Specialty Trade Contractors
$58,890
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$57,570
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$45,470

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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