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Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment

Repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment, such as transmitters or antennas.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$35.38 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Average
Growth rate:  4.5%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Interpret blueprints, specifications, or diagrams to inform installation, development or operation activities.
  • Read work orders or descriptions of problems to determine repairs or modifications needed.
  • Enter codes or other information into computers.
  • Determine types of equipment, tools, or materials needed for jobs.
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Job Title Examples:

Hydro Maintenance Technician
Instrument and Electrical Technician (I and E Tech)
Industrial Electrician

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Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $35.38
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment *

Area Low Median High
U S
$25.53 $31.90 $39.08
Minnesota
$31.77 $35.38 $38.81
Central Minnesota
$31.66 $32.12 $37.51
Northeast Minnesota
$33.17 $37.99 $39.01
Northwest Minnesota
$33.33 $35.94 $39.57
Southeast Minnesota
$31.21 $34.67 $35.22
Southwest Minnesota
$28.25 $32.08 $32.50
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$31.77 $36.64 $39.46

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 560 workers employed in this very small career.

Where do Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in low demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 905 new Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 56,400 59,000 2,500 4.5%
Minnesota 1,081 1,132 51 4.7%
Southwest Minnesota 34 37 3 8.8%
Central Minnesota 75 79 4 5.3%
Northeast Minnesota 129 135 6 4.7%
Northwest Minnesota 49 49 0 0%
Southeast Minnesota 22 24 2 9.1%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 750 786 36 4.8%



On the Job

 

Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment repair, test, adjust, or install electronic equipment such as industrial controls, transmitters, or antennas.

 

Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:


Typical Working Conditions

 

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Education & Credentials

 

Educational Requirements

Vocational training

 

Education level attained (national data)

Education Level Attained (national data)
Education Level AttainedPercentage of workers in this occupation
Less than high school diploma4.4
High school diploma or equivalent30.6
Some college, no degree24.9
Associate degree25.8
Bachelors degree11.9
Masters degree2.4
Doctoral (Ph.D) or professional degree0

 

Work Experience and Training Requirements

Nationally, this career typically requires:

  • No related work experience for entry.
  • Long-term on-the-job training to become competent.

 

Majors

Click on any of the Majors listed below to find out more about preparing for this career.

 

Transfer Options

 

Helpful High School Courses

Examples of helpful classes that help you prepare for this career:

  • Applied Math
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Computer Applications
  • Drafting
  • Electronics
  • Geometry
  • Industrial Technology
  • Introduction to Business
  • Physics
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Technical Writing
  • Trigonometry

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

 

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Skills & Knowledge

 

Most Important Skills for Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment


 

Most Important Knowledge Areas for Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment



Interests


Different careers may be a good fit for your personality or interests. This career is:

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Describe Your Skills


People who have worked in this career typically perform the following tasks. These statements can help a prospective employer understand what you can do, on a resume or during an interview.

  • Repairing and maintaining electronic equipment.
  • Collecting information from different sources.
  • Using computers.
  • Making decisions or solving problems.
  • Monitoring information from a variety of sources to find problems.
  • Communicating with supervisors, co-workers, or people that work under you.
  • Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to find or fix problems.
  • Keeping up-to-date with new knowledge.

 

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The following careers use skills, knowledge, and abilities that are similar to those used for Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment.

 

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Job Title Examples


Hydro Maintenance Technician,  Instrument and Electrical Technician (I and E Tech),  Industrial Electrician,  Control Technician,  Electrical Repairman,  Electrician,  Electronic Mechanic,  Hydro Plant Technician,  I and C Tech (Instrument and Control Technician) 

 

Where Do Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment Work?


Electrical and Electronics Repairers of Commercial and Industrial Equipment often work in the following industries.

 

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