Occupational Employment Statistics
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).
|Trade, Transportation and Utilities||N/A||$57.07/hr
|Professional and Business Services||260||$61.42/hr
|Education and Health Services||N/A||N/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.