Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers By Josh mahan

Nature of Work

Electrical and electronics installers and repairers install or repair a variety of electrical equipment in telecommunications, transportation, utilities, and other industries.

Training, Qualifications and Advancement

Postsecondary nondegree award, ISCET, manufacturer-specific training. Most electrical and electronics installers and repairers need specialized courses at a technical college prior to employment. Gaining voluntary certification is common and can be useful in getting a job.

Employment

Many electrical and electronics installers and repairers work in factories, which can be noisy and sometimes warm. Installers and repairers may have to lift heavy equipment and work in awkward positions. The vast majority work full time.

Job Outlook

Overall employment of electrical and electronics installers and repairers is projected to decline 4 percent from 2014 to 2024. However, growth rates will vary by specialty. Job opportunities should be excellent for qualified workers with an associate’s degree in electronics along with certification. There is a need for this type of work

Projections Data

3% employment

Earnings

The median annual wage for electrical and electronics installers and repairers was $55,160 in May 2015.

Related Occupations

Electricians, Broadcasting and sound engineering technicians

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