Electrical technicians apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions.
|Engineering Technicians (not drafters)||4,626||4,857||$32.21||$19.02||$49.61|
|Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment||725||753||$25.75||$18.33||$33.73|
|Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment||2,290||2,376||$25.22||$15.93||$35.94|
|Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay||457||541||$31.24||$22.89||$40.03|
|Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles||691||691||$13.03||$9.85||$20.25|
|Home Entertainment Equipment Installers and Repairers||898||914||$15.20||$12.45||$18.75|
*Jobs for recently announced petrochemical projects not yet included. Source: QCEW (Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages) Employees, Non-QCEW Employees, Self-Employed & Extended Proprietors – EMSI 2013.4 Class of Worker BETA. Job and wage information drawn from counties touching a 100-mile radius of Baytown, Texas.
Programs of Study
- Associate of Applied Science, Electrical Technology – IE2
- Certificate of Completion, Electrical Technology – IE1
- Certificate of Completion, Wiring Installation – EWI1
- Certificate of Completion, Electrical Construction – EC1
Associate degree: Completion of the degree program usually requires at least 2 years of full-time equivalent academic work. (Source: Texas Workforce Commission)