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How Much Does an Electronics Technician Earn In The United States?

Electronics Technician Salaries
Updated April 6, 2021
Average Yearly Salary
$48,000
$34,000
$48,000
$69,000
The average electronics technician makes about $48,688 per year. That's $23.41 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $34,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $69,000. Many of electronics technicians seem to be drawn to technology and manufacturing companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case electronics technicians tend to work at manufacturing, energy, and technology companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington pay electronics technicians the highest salaries.
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Where Electronics Technicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where electronics technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Electronics Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for electronics technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Louisiana, Delaware, and Kentucky.
Location
1. Everett, WA
$61,582
Avg. Salary
$29k
$76k
2. Boston, MA
$60,820
Avg. Salary
$29k
$76k
3. Sacramento, CA
$59,367
Avg. Salary
$29k
$76k
4. Boulder, CO
$57,944
Avg. Salary
$29k
$76k
5. Oklahoma City, OK
$57,335
Avg. Salary
$29k
$76k
6. Baltimore, MD
$55,915
Avg. Salary
$29k
$76k

High Paying Electronics Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Electronics Technicians The Most?

To earn a high income as an electronics technician, working for Lutron Electronics Company or Halliburton might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Ball and BNSF Railway report highly competitive wages for electronics technicians.
Company
Avg. Salary
$48k
$73k
Avg. Salary
$48k
$73k
Avg. Salary
$48k
$73k
Avg. Salary
$48k
$73k

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    How Much Do Electronics Technicians Make In Different Industries?

    As we previously stated, electronics technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that manufacturing, energy, and technology companies tend to offer much higher salaries for electronics technicians. For example, electronics technicians make a whopping average salary of $61,959 while working for manufacturing companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $61,616 at energy companies and $59,094 at technology companies. But electronics technicians may want to avoid working in the government industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $49,601.
    1. Manufacturing
    $61,959
    Avg. Salary
    $40k
    $71k
    2. Energy
    $61,616
    Avg. Salary
    $40k
    $71k
    3. Technology
    $59,094
    Avg. Salary
    $40k
    $71k
    4. Government
    $49,601
    Avg. Salary
    $40k
    $71k

    How Experience Affects Electronics Technician Salaries

    The salary for an electronics technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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    $36,677
    $36,677
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