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ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS, EXCEPT COMPUTER
 
Occupation Description:
 
  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. Excludes “Computer Hardware Engineers” (17-2061).
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists (ONET code: 17-2072.01)
 
Typical 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.
  • Confer with engineers, customers, vendors, or others to discuss existing or potential electronics engineering projects or products.
  • Operate computer-assisted engineering or design software or equipment to perform electronics engineering tasks.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Bachelor's degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $109,701.00 $52.74 $38.59 $39.92 - $65.05
Bridgeport/Stamford $120,817.00 $58.09 $41.64 $47.56 - $70.14
Danbury $100,460.00 $48.30 $34.98 $37.60 - $58.61
Hartford $107,940.00 $51.89 $37.00 $39.92 - $61.41
New Haven $117,709.00 $56.60 $37.55 $39.82 - $65.05
Waterbury $107,277.00 $51.57 $33.30 $38.56 - $61.32
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 2,190 2,770 0.2% 216
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow much faster than 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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