Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,880
25th Percentile Wage
$45,660
50th Percentile Wage
$58,380
75th Percentile Wage
$72,350
90th Percentile Wage
$82,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $82,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,380. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $35,880.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,380
1.63% 9.73%
2016
$57,430
0.89% -
2015
$56,920
2.49% -
2014
$55,500
2.94% -
2013
$53,870
2.17% -
2012
$52,700
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Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in 85 industries in the manufacturing 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 grain and oilseed milling industry with an annual salary $71,910. The lowest paying industry is the turned product and screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing industry (annual salary $34,600). For detailed electrical and electronics engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$71,910
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$71,590
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$70,730
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$68,790
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$68,050
Chemical Manufacturing
$67,760
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$67,700
Chemical Manufacturing
$67,680
Foundries
$67,440
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$67,280
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$67,280
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$66,250
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$65,720
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$65,460
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$64,820
Paper Manufacturing
$64,160
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$63,860
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$63,360
Chemical Manufacturing
$63,070
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$63,050
Other Food Manufacturing
$61,620
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$61,560
Food Manufacturing
$61,480
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$60,900
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$60,830
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$60,540
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$60,520
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$59,860
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$59,850
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$59,680
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$59,210
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$58,950
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$58,910
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$58,820
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$58,650
Ship and Boat Building
$58,640
Wood Product Manufacturing
$58,520
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$58,480
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$58,210
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$58,150
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$58,150
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$58,030
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$58,020
Printing and Related Support Activities
$57,960
Printing and Related Support Activities
$57,960
Forging and Stamping
$57,940
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$57,880
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$57,790
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$57,580
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$57,350
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$56,990
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$56,960
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$56,760
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$56,730
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$56,610
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,220
Machinery Manufacturing
$56,220
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$55,940
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$55,920
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$55,800
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$55,520
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$55,180
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$55,170
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$55,100
Textile Mills
$54,780
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$54,480
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$54,440
Machine Shops
$54,240
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$54,180
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$53,770
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$53,280
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$53,190
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$53,110
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$53,030
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$52,740
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$52,580
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$51,600
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$51,240
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$50,510
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$50,460
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$49,860
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$48,760
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$48,410
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$45,930
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$34,600

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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