Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $134,133.83* *Based on the 2020 average.
Electronics Engineer was the 97th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 2,524 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $127,631.
Government Electronics Engineering jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Electronics Engineering job is GS-6, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-15. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professions fall under this job category. Due to the growing focus of them STEM fields, individuals in this job category tend to advance more quickly than employees in the other job categories. Jobs in this category are being added quickly and many organizations have trouble finding qualified individuals. Individuals in this job category typically recieve pormotions of 2 grade increases at a time until they reach GS-12.
Agencies that have hired an Electronics Engineer
Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $134,133.83. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $197,300 in 2020.
Common Electronics Engineer Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Electronics Engineering Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,551|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||682|
|ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional||225|
|GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule||19|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||11|
|ST - Scientific And Professional||8|
|SL - Senior Level Positions||8|
|AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not Elsewhere Specified||5|
|ES - Senior Executive Service||4|
|RG - Scientists Appointed As Fellows And Compensated Under 42 U.s.c. 209(g). Includes Non-citizens Whose Employment||4|
|ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109)||3|
|GM - Employees Covered By The Performance Management And Recognition System (pmrs) Termination Provisions||2|
|NN - Employees In The National Nuclear Security Administration's Engineering And Scientific Career Path||1|
|EV - Federal Aviation Administration Executive Compensation Plan||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$34,649.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$146,757.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10|
|Category:||Professional and Scientific|
|Occupation Family:||0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP|
Other Jobs at the GS-6 Paygrade
GS-6 is the starting paygrade for Electronics Engineering jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-6 paygrade.
|Occupation||Occupation Category||Starting Paygrade||Maximum Paygrade|
|Information Receptionist||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Accounting Technician||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Fish and Wildlife Administration||Professional and Scientific||GS-6||GS-15|
|Security Administration||Administrative and Management||GS-4||GS-15|
Average Electronics Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Engineer was $93,959. Since then, the average pay has increased to $134,134 in 2020.
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