Electrical engineering technicians install, repair and maintain electrical equipment and controls.
There will be
1% more Electrical engineering technician jobs in 2023.
In your local area
You might work in a range of industries, like:
To get into this job you could complete a college course in electrical or electronic engineering before finding a trainee position with a company.
You'll need colour-normal vision.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Sector Skills Council for Science, Engineering and Manufacturing Technologies (SEMTA), SummitSkills and Tomorrow's Engineers have more information about careers in engineering.
You could get into this job through an apprenticeship.
Starter salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Experienced salary: £30,000
These figures are a guide.
You'll usually work a 40-hour week, including shift work and overtime.
You might be on-call.
You'll could work in an office, factory, workshop, power station or research facility.
You'll usually need a driving licence.
With experience, you could move into supervisory jobs, electrical design work or take further training to qualify as an engineer.
You could become a self-employed electrical sub-contractor.
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