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ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions. Excludes “Broadcast Technicians" (27-4012).
 
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  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Electronics Engineering Technicians (ONET code: 17-3023.01)
 
  * Electrical Engineering Technicians (ONET code: 17-3023.03)
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Associate degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $63,371.00 $30.47 $19.92 $22.76 - $36.99
Bridgeport/Stamford $55,908.00 $26.88 $18.28 $21.04 - $32.23
Danbury $66,581.00 $32.01 $21.37 $24.14 - $38.52
Hartford $59,776.00 $28.74 $18.02 $20.82 - $34.50
New Haven $57,913.00 $27.85 $19.14 $20.36 - $33.49
New London/Norwich $69,275.00 $33.31 $23.11 $24.62 - $39.36
Torrington $49,953.00 $24.02 $21.28 $21.29 - $27.26
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2014 2024
State of Connecticut 1,520 1,590 0.4% 44
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow about as fast as average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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