Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,580
25th Percentile Wage
$66,040
50th Percentile Wage
$78,280
75th Percentile Wage
$93,820
90th Percentile Wage
$105,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $105,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $78,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $52,580.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$78,280
1.62% 9.02%
2016
$77,010
1.14% -
2015
$76,130
3.27% -
2014
$73,640
1.58% -
2013
$72,480
1.74% -
2012
$71,220
- -

Compare Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $81,790. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $50,480). For detailed electrical and electronics engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$81,790
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$78,280
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$73,050
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$72,170
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$68,200
Federal government, including USPS
$68,200
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$53,340
State government, including schools and hospitals
$50,480

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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