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ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN

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CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential:
$50,000+ /YEAR + BENEFITS

Education Required:
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Skills Needed:
COMPUTING SYSTEMS KNOWLEDGE, EQUIPMENT FABRICATION, REPAIR

Types of Employers:
TELECOMMUNICATIONS, AEROSPACE, ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION, AUTOMOTIVE

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Job Overview

JOB OVERVIEW:

In today’s data driven world, electrical and electronics engineering technicians design and construct computers, communications systems, medical monitoring devices, navigational equipment, and other electrical and electronic products. Telecommunications, automotive, aerospace and energy companies are looking for qualified, motivated individuals with the skills to perform.

Salaries vary from company to company, but on average, electrical and electronics engineering technicians earn about $55,000 and pay goes up with experience.

Employers prefer candidates to have a high school diploma or its equivalent, and many employers look for candidates with a community college technical degree.

Specific skills vary by type of technician work; however, technicians must generally demonstrate strong troubleshooting and problem skills, demonstrate creativity and attention to detail, the ability to perform well under pressure, knowledge of tools and equipment, awareness of safety standards, a mathematical competency in geometry and other areas necessary to inform problem-solving techniques, and the ability to multitask.

Salary Comparison

AVERAGE MISSISSIPPI WAGES

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  • TOTAL PRIVATE SECTOR - $37,282

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Find Training Programs Near You

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY)

Copiah Lincoln CC
Jackie Martin
601-643-8323
Wesson

Hinds CC
Dr. Chad Stocks
601-857-3315
Jackson, Utica

Mississippi Delta CC
Suzanne Thompson
662-246-6516
Moorhead

Mississippi Gulf Coast CC
John Shows
601-928-6397
Jackson County

Pearl River CC
Dr. Ed Pinero
601-403-1102
Poplarville

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY)

East Mississippi CC
Dr. Raj Shaunak
662-243-1911
Mayhew

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS AND TECHNOLOGY INSTRUMENTATION)

Jones County Junior College
Jason Dedwylder
601-477-4221
Ellisville

ELECTRONICS TECHNICIAN (INDUSTRIAL ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY )

Meridian Community College
Stacey Carlisle
601-484-8782
Meridian

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