Graduate Salary
3-4 years
Avg Length

Electrical Engineering Technology Requirements

Electrical Engineering Technology is a specialized discipline that has a focus on application, theory, applied design, and implementation, while electrical engineering may focus more on theory and conceptual design.

Associate degree programs emphasize the practical field knowledge that is needed to maintain or troubleshoot existing electrical/electronic systems or to build and test new design prototypes. Bachelor’s degree programs emphasize the analysis, design, and implementation of electrical/electronic systems.

Electrical Engineering Technology Careers

The career trajectory of people with an Electrical Engineering Technology degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Electrical Engineering Technology degrees have experience in is Electrical Engineer, followed by Electrician, Electronic Equipment Assembler, Robotics Engineer, Mechatronics Engineer, Engineer, Computer Systems Engineer, Drafter, Avionics Technician, and Automotive Service Technician.

Career % of graduates % of population Multiple
Electrical Engineer 5.2% 0.3% 20.2×
Electrician 3.7% 0.3% 11.2×
Electronic Equipment Assembler 2.6% 0.1% 36.8×
Robotics Engineer 2.6% 0.1% 31.7×
Mechatronics Engineer 1.1% 0.0% 33.5×
Engineer 2.2% 1.0% 2.2×
Computer Systems Engineer 3.8% 0.2% 23.2×
Drafter 1.4% 0.2% 7.5×
Avionics Technician 1.1% 0.1% 11.5×
Automotive Service Technician 1.1% 0.3% 4.5×

Electrical Engineering Technology Salary

Electrical Engineering Technology graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.

Percentile Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)
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Electrical Engineering Technology Underemployment

Electrical Engineering Technology graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.

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