Electronics Technology

A field that is diverse and on the cutting edge.

Introduction:

Remarkable advances in electronic technology over the last few decades have created a world in which computers and sophisticated electronic devices are used on a daily basis. Electronic technicians are involved in repair and maintenance of communication systems, computer circuits, industrial electronic, automation, fiber optics, and laser technology.

Employment Opportunities:

Most electronic technicians work in manufacturing industries. They often work alongside engineers in research and development. Electronic technicians may also find career opportunities in automation, power generation and distribution, and medical equipment. They may also fill positions in government institutions, public utility companies, telephone companies, and radio and television stations.

Career Opportunities:

  • Audio Technician
  • Biomedical Electronic Technician
  • Computer Repair Technician
  • Digital Equipment Repair Technician
  • Electronic Engineering Technician
  • Electronic Technicians

Employment Outlook:

Employment for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in the federal government is projected to decline through 2024. However, employment growth for electrical and electronics engineering technician will likely occur in engineering services firms as companies seek to contract out these services as a way to lower costs.

Salary:

The average wage for this career is $24.53 hourly or $51,030 annually.

 

Location and Hours:

  • Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College (Certificate – 1400 Hours)

Manufacturing