Electronics Engineer

Electronics engineers undertake research and design, direct construction and manage the operation and maintenance of electronic motors, communications systems, microwave systems, and other electronic equipment.

Tasks

  • Tests, diagnoses faults and undertakes repair of electronic equipment.
  • Organises and establishes control systems to monitor performance and evaluate designs.
  • Determines and specifies appropriate production and/or installation methods and quality and safety standards.
  • Undertakes research and advises on all aspects of telecommunications equipment, radar, telemetry and remote control systems, data processing equipment, microwaves and other electronic equipment.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 14% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£50,107

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for electronics engineer is £50,107

1,023 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,023. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for electronics engineer roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £50,107 per year. That is about £4,176 per month or £25.70 per hour. New workers generally start on £28,808, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £72,550

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,023 people are employed in the region.

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