Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

Research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.

Fast Facts

Hourly Pay
Entry Level: $43.80/hr
Median: $53.53/hr
Experienced: $62.64/hr

Current Employment
1,203 (2019)

Projected Employment
1,205 (2030)

Growth for Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

2019 Jobs2030 JobsChange (2019-2030)% Change (2019-2030)

Industries Employing Electronics Engineers, Except Computer

IndustryOccupation Jobs in Industry (2019)% of Occupation in Industry (2019)% of Total Jobs in Industry (2019)
Federal Government, Civilian, Excluding Postal Service29524.5%1.7%
Wired Telecommunications Services1068.8%8.8%
Engineering Services877.2%2.7%
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology) 847%3.3%
Other Electronic Component Manufacturing504.1%11.4%

Occupational Tasks

  • Determine project material or equipment needs.
  • Prepare engineering sketches or specifications for construction, relocation, or installation of equipment, facilities, products, or systems.
  • Prepare documentation containing information such as confidential descriptions or specifications of proprietary hardware or software, product development or introduction schedules, product costs, or information about product performance weaknesses.
  • Evaluate project work to ensure effectiveness, technical adequacy, or compatibility in the resolution of complex electronics engineering problems.
  • Analyze electronics system requirements, capacity, cost, or customer needs to determine project feasibility.