Electrical Engineers (Median Wage of $32.07/hr) research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.

Sample of reported job titles: Circuits Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical Controls Engineer, Electrical Design Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Electrical Project Engineer, Instrumentation and Electrical Reliability Engineer (I&E Reliability Engineer), Power Systems Engineer, Project Engineer, Test Engineer

Electronics Engineers (Median Wage of $41.01/hr) 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.

Sample of reported job titles: Design Engineer, Electronics Design Engineer, Engineering Manager, Evaluation Engineer, Integrated Circuit Design Engineer (IC Design Engineer), Product Engineer, Radio Frequency Engineer (RF Engineer), Research and Development Engineer (R&D Engineer), Test Engineer, Test Engineering Manager

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $34.12/hr
  • 167 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 10%
  • Retirement Risk: 27% of local Employees are Aged 55+
  • Gender Diversity: 9% of Local Employees are Female

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*

 

Applied
Math

Workplace
Documents
Graphic Literacy
Electrical Engineers 7 6 6
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 7 6 6

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.