Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer



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).

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northwest Minnesota 508$29.84/hr$20.55/hr$22.29/hr$28.03/hr$36.97/hr$40.11/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/AN/A
Manufacturing350$45.26/hr
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/A$51.61/hr
Information360$42.04/hr
Professional and Business Services200$49.69/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
St Cloud MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota N/AN/A5.3%
Southwest Minnesota N/A$28.71/hr23.1%
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$27.01/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 50$35.79/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 50$37.79/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$28.03/hr21.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 60$35.99/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 70$68.12/hr2.0%
Southeast Minnesota 90$37.83/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 830$46.55/hr11.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 870$47.33/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,070$45.58/hr11.0%


Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,450$27.77/hr1.2%
Engineers, All Other 2,450$49.53/hr-0.3%
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,920$29.90/hr3.0%
Electrical Engineers 3,910$46.65/hr10.1%
Computer Hardware Engineers 1,360$51.24/hr-7.4%
Industrial Engineering Technicians 3,340$24.80/hr4.3%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 7,610$40.26/hr4.1%
Mechanical Engineers 8,340$40.17/hr9.8%
Computer Network Architects 3,150$53.14/hr5.3%
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians N/AN/AN/A


  • Analyze electronics system requirements, capacity, cost, or customer needs to determine project feasibility.
  • Plan or develop applications or modifications for electronic properties used in components, products, or systems to improve technical performance.
  • Recommend repair or design modifications of electronics components or systems, based on factors such as environment, service, cost, or system capabilities.
  • Provide technical support for radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Develop or perform operational, maintenance, or testing procedures for electronic products, components, equipment, or systems.
  • 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.
  • Determine project material or equipment needs.
  • Collect data about existing client hardware, software, networking, or key business processes to inform implementation of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
  • Evaluate project work to ensure effectiveness, technical adequacy, or compatibility in the resolution of complex electronics engineering problems.