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Estimated employmentN/A
Mean wage$52.04
Entry wage$38.47
10th percentile wage$34.75
50th percentile wage$49.81
90th percentile wage$74.25
 Top Employing Industries
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing130%
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services60%
Public Administration20%
 Best Paying Industries
Median Wage
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing13050.23
Public Administration2048.32
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services6045.86
Electronics Engineers, Ex. Computer (17-2072)
Research, design, develop, and test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use utilizing 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. Exclude "Computer Hardware Engineers" (17-2061).
Median Wage History
Compared to
Occupational Group
Current$49.81 $39.93  $9.88
2016$48.64+2.4%$39.00 +2.4%$9.65
2015$47.71+2%$38.25 +2%$9.46
2014$46.82+1.9%$37.53 +1.9%$9.29
2013$45.92+1.9%$36.82 +1.9%$9.11
2012$45.03+2%$36.10 +2%$8.93
2011$44.33+1.6%$35.54 +1.6%$8.79
2010$43.55+1.8%$34.92 +1.8%$8.64
2009$43.09+1.1%$34.54 +1.1%$8.55
2008$41.81+3.1%$33.51 +3.1%$8.29
Compared to
All Occupations
Current$49.81 $22.06  $27.75
2016$48.64+2.4%$21.36 +3.3%$27.29
2015$47.71+2%$20.91 +2.1%$26.80
2014$46.82+1.9%$20.46 +2.2%$26.36
2013$45.92+1.9%$20.05 +2.1%$25.88
2012$45.03+2%$19.70 +1.7%$25.33
2011$44.33+1.6%$19.39 +1.6%$24.94
2010$43.55+1.8%$19.07 +1.7%$24.49
2009$43.09+1.1%$18.81 +1.4%$24.28
2008$41.81+3.1%$18.33 +2.6%$23.48

Reference Date: 1st Quarter 2017

Note: The mid-wage is the median wage. The average wage is the mean wage. The entry-level wage is equal to the average of the lower third of reported wages for the occupation. The wage range consists of the 10th and 90th percentiles; 80% of workers earn between this wage range, 10% earn less while 10% earn more.
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