Electrical Engineering Technology Requirements
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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|
|Electronic Equipment Assembler||2.6%||0.1%||36.8×|
|Computer Systems Engineer||3.8%||0.2%||23.2×|
|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)|
|25th (bottom earners)||-|
|Median (average earners)||-|
|75th (top earners)||-|
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.
|Employment Type||Proportion of graduates|
|We are still collecting information for this degree|