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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).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 407$49.29/hr$35.72/hr$39.39/hr$45.64/hr$59.33/hr$76.85/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities240$40.71/hr
Professional and Business Services210$62.79/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration20$42.40/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Fargo ND-MN MSA N/A$35.95/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$40.76/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$46.47/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$49.77/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 20$50.41/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$45.64/hr8.6%
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$46.65/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$39.55/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 40$46.39/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 60$46.46/hr18.2%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 60$39.44/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 70$45.90/hr3.4%
Central Minnesota 90$42.03/hr14.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 850$50.56/hr6.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 900$50.56/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,180$49.87/hr6.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Computer Network Architects 3,380$55.06/hr2.8%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 5,010$43.95/hr3.1%
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians 1,730$31.57/hr-1.2%
Electrical Engineers 3,810$50.60/hr3.9%
Computer Hardware Engineers 550$51.34/hr-0.4%
Information Security Analysts 2,520$51.40/hr29.0%

  • Design electronic components, software, products, or systems for commercial, industrial, medical, military, or scientific applications.
  • 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.
  • Research or develop electronics technologies for use in electric-drive vehicles.
  • 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.
  • Research or develop electronics technologies for use in electric-drive vehicles.
  • 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.