- 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, 19% 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
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for electronics engineer is £40,799
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,242. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, jobs have been posted for electronics engineer roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £40,799 per year. That is about £3,400 per month or £20.92 per hour. New workers generally start on £23,384, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £57,050
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, 1,242 people are employed in the region.