Some of the skills we found on senior electronics technician resumes included "rf," "clearance," and "hardware." We have detailed the most important senior electronics technician responsibilities below.
We've found that 25.6% of senior electronics technicians have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 2.1% earned their master's degrees before becoming a senior electronics technician. While it's true that some senior electronics technicians have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every three senior electronics technicians did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those senior electronics technicians who do attend college, typically earn either electrical engineering degrees or electrical engineering technology degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for senior electronics technicians include business degrees or computer science degrees.
When you're ready to become a senior electronics technician, you might wonder which companies hire senior electronics technicians. According to our research through senior electronics technician resumes, senior electronics technicians are mostly hired by Honeywell International, Fairview Health Services, and KBR. Now is a good time to apply as Honeywell International has 7 senior electronics technicians job openings, and there are 2 at Fairview Health Services and 2 at KBR.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, senior electronics technicians tend to earn the biggest salaries at Cannon Technologies, Halliburton, and Ball. Take Cannon Technologies for example. The median senior electronics technician salary is $101,977. At Halliburton, senior electronics technicians earn an average of $85,302, while the average at Ball is $81,897. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
For the most part, senior electronics technicians make their living in the technology and manufacturing industries. Senior electronics technicians tend to make the most in the telecommunication industry with an average salary of $82,723. The senior electronics technician annual salary in the energy and health care industries generally make $79,754 and $78,803 respectively. Additionally, senior electronics technicians who work in the telecommunication industry make 25.2% more than senior electronics technicians in the government Industry.