The salary statistics of electrical and electronics engineering technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The electrical and electronics engineering technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electrical and electronics engineering technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electrical and electronics engineering technicians is $91,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,850. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 148% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for electrical and electronics engineering technicians occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $77,010. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $46,480).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only electrical and electronics engineering technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of electrical and electronics engineering technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $40,280 to $81,340. The highest paying state for electrical and electronics engineering technicians is Alaska with a median annual salary of $81,340. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $40,280. For more salary information of electrical and electronics engineering technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|New York|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |