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Electronics Engineers

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Electronics engineers are concerned with devices made up of electronic components such as integrated circuits and microprocessors. They design, develop, and manufacture products such as computer systems, broadcast and communications systems, MP3 and MP4 players, and GPS devices. Electronics engineering is a subfield of electrical engineering. Electronics engineers who focus solely on computer hardware are often considered hardware engineers. There are approximately 134,900 electronics engineers employed in the United States.

Salary Range

$50,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

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Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Hands On

Scientific

Technical

Career Ladder
Chief Engineer, or Consultant, or College Professor

Project Manager or Managing Engineer

Electronics Engineer

Entry-Level Electronics Engineer

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