Electrical or Electronics Technician
- Visits and advises clients on the use and servicing of electrical and electronic systems and equipment.
- Diagnoses and detects faults and implements procedures to maintain efficient operation of systems and equipment.
- Plans installation methods, checks completed installation for safety and controls or undertakes the initial running of the new electrical or electronic equipment or system.
- Sets up equipment, undertakes tests, takes readings, performs calculations and records and interprets data.
- Plans and prepares work and test schedules based on specifications and drawings.
Typical Education Level
Level 4 NVQ; Intermediate, DipHE, DipFE
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 20% 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 electrical or electronics technician is £30,836
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 862. 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 electrical or electronics technician roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £30,836 per year. That is about £2,570 per month or £15.81 per hour. New workers generally start on £19,024, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £50,447
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, 862 people are employed in the region.