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

Technology and Health Division 

This A.S. Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology combines core courses in Electronics Technology plus
additional math and science support courses. This degree is ideal for students who want the flexibility of receiving
a skills based vocational degree that can immediately be applied to the job market, or for transfer towards a 4 year
degree in Electronics Engineering Technology or Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at a four year
university. This degree aims at maximizing the number of courses that meet the lower division requirements of the
four year programs at local universities. Topics in core courses focus on direct and alternating current, electronic
devices, digital and industrial electronics, as well as the electronic assembly and fabrication.
Students completing this degree will be prepared with the necessary knowledge to make them versatile
employees. Typical technician-level job classifications include electronics technician, electronics drafter, calibration
technologist, field service technician, field engineer, customer service technician, and maintenance technician.

Required Courses 
Industry StatisticsJob Titles & Salaries
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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
      $52.17

      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
      $72,025.11
      Annual Job Openings
      1,948

      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
      $39.92

      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
      $47,291.04
      Annual Job Openings
      176

      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
      $51.83

      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
      $80,072.02
      Annual Job Openings
      86

      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
      $54.77

      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
      $67,783.29
      Annual Job Openings
      456

      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 Engineering Technology

    Technology and Health Division 

    This A.S. Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology combines core courses in Electronics Technology plus
    additional math and science support courses. This degree is ideal for students who want the flexibility of receiving
    a skills based vocational degree that can immediately be applied to the job market, or for transfer towards a 4 year
    degree in Electronics Engineering Technology or Electronic Systems Engineering Technology at a four year
    university. This degree aims at maximizing the number of courses that meet the lower division requirements of the
    four year programs at local universities. Topics in core courses focus on direct and alternating current, electronic
    devices, digital and industrial electronics, as well as the electronic assembly and fabrication.
    Students completing this degree will be prepared with the necessary knowledge to make them versatile
    employees. Typical technician-level job classifications include electronics technician, electronics drafter, calibration
    technologist, field service technician, field engineer, customer service technician, and maintenance technician.

    Required Courses 
    Course Prefix Course Name Units
    ELEC 50AElectronic Circuits - Direct Current (DC)4
    ELEC 50BElectronic Circuits (AC)4
    ELEC 51Semiconductor Devices and Circuits4
    ELEC 54BIndustrial Electronic Systems3
    ELEC 56Digital Electronics4
    ELEC 61Electronic Assembly and Fabrication3
    CISP 31Programming in C++3
    CISP 31LProgramming in C++ Laboratory0.5
    MATH 150Trigonometry3
    PHYS 2AGGeneral Physics4
    PHYS 2BGGeneral Physics4
    Total Units36.5

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