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Contact: Joe DennyTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: jdenny1@mtsac.edu
Career Outlook Electronics Technology

Technology and Health Division
Certificate N0480

This one-year program covers the fundamentals of electronics technology. These core courses provide the necessary skills for those seeking entry-level employment as electronics technicians without areas of specialization. Also included is a course in customer-relations training.

Required Courses

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    • Electronics Engineering Technicians

      Electronics Engineering Technicians

      SOC Career Code: 17-3023.01

      Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $50.85

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $67,706.03
      Annual Job Openings
      2,486

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Electric Motor and Power Tool Repairers

      Electric Motor and Power Tool Repairers

      SOC Career Code: 49-2092.00

      Repair, maintain, or install electric motors, wiring, or switches.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $34.73

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $46,807.12
      Annual Job Openings
      195

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers for Transportation Equipment

      Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers for Transportation Equipment

      SOC Career Code: 49-2093.00

      Install, adjust, or maintain mobile electronics communication equipment, including sound, sonar, security, navigation, and surveillance systems on trains, watercraft, or other mobile equipment.

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $50.07

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $78,833.79
      Annual Job Openings
      127

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
    • Electrical and Electronics Repairers for Commercial and Industrial Equipment

      Electrical and Electronics Repairers for Commercial and Industrial Equipment

      SOC Career Code: 49-2094.00

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

      Typical Hourly Salary
      $49.13

      The figure above is based off a percentile of 90 percent. 100 mile radus icon for career resultsAll job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Top Entry-Level Education
      Chart Legend
      • Doctoral Degree Or More
      • Master's Degree
      • Bachelor's Degree
      • Associate's Degree
      • Some College
      • Certificate
      • High School Diploma Or Less
      Median Salary Earnings
      $61,473.33
      Annual Job Openings
      603

      Openings are regional vacancies due to growth and turnover in this career.All job data and figures based on a 100 mile radius from Mt. SAC

      Historical Wages
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  • Electronics Technology

    Technology and Health Division
    Certificate N0480

    This one-year program covers the fundamentals of electronics technology. These core courses provide the necessary skills for those seeking entry-level employment as electronics technicians without areas of specialization. Also included is a course in customer-relations training.

    Required Courses

    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    ELEC 11Technical Applications in Microcomputers3
    ELEC 50AElectronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)4
    ELEC 50BElectronic Circuits (AC)4
    ELEC 51Semiconductor Devices and Circuits4
    ELEC 56Digital Electronics4
    ELEC 61Electronic Assembly and Fabrication3
    TECH 60Customer Relations for the Technician2
    Total Units24

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Contact: Joe DennyTitle: Department Co-ChairContact: jdenny1@mtsac.edu

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