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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
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 57040$52.09/hr$37.48/hr$41.62/hr$49.98/hr$63.22/hr$68.35/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities80$43.40/hr
Professional and Business Services100$58.26/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/A$42.10/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/A$47.99/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/A$43.40/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 10$48.91/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 10$41.72/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 20$48.74/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$40.26/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 30$40.31/hr8.6%
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 40$49.34/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 40$42.68/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$39.65/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$38.60/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 40$39.65/hr3.4%
Central Minnesota 50$41.72/hr14.3%
Southwest Minnesota 70$38.83/hr18.2%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 570$49.98/hr6.9%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 590$49.98/hrN/A
Minnesota 810$47.98/hr6.8%

Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Computer Network Architects 2,590$64.80/hr2.8%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 4,610$44.97/hr3.1%
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technologists and Technicians 1,760$32.53/hr-1.2%
Electrical Engineers 3,510$50.09/hr3.9%
Computer Hardware Engineers 390$53.30/hr-0.4%
Information Security Analysts 2,650$54.80/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.