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Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $93,959.03* *Based on the 2004 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 80th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 3,283 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $95,042.

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.

Job Description

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

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Aviation Administration 913 $95,041.91
Federal Communications Commission 298 $102,419.06
Goddard Space Flight Center 220 $92,791.86
Department of State 207 $79,606.19
Langley Research Center 182 $92,324.41
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 134 $92,864.35
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 131 $93,840.21
Department of Energy 122 $85,316.40
National Institute of Standards and Technology 115 $103,345.69
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 114 $101,551.46
Federal Bureau of Investigation 112 $92,426.31
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 97 $91,554.09
John F. Kennedy Space Center 82 $87,472.02
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 78 $93,146.65
U.S. Coast Guard 55 $89,426.69
Ames Research Center 48 $103,106.06
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 39 $91,353.67
Food and Drug Administration 36 $91,529.39
National Institutes of Health 31 $102,108.45
Broadcasting Board of Governors 26 $105,870.46
Dryden Flight Research Center 25 $91,269.56
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 19 $108,214.53
Rural Utilities Service 17 $79,191.82
Geological Survey 16 $83,963.19
Bureau of Industry and Security 14 $97,122.64
John C. Stennis Space Center 11 $84,639.64
Bureau of Reclamation 11 $75,471.82
Forest Service 10 $74,839.10
Headquarters, Nasa 9 $132,392.33
Federal Technology Service 8 $100,645.75
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $94,174.43
Federal Railroad Administration 7 $107,735.57
Agricultural Research Service 7 $71,566.14
U.S. Secret Service 6 $95,444.83
Transportation Security Administration 6 $119,765.50
Veterans Health Administration 5 $69,807.40
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 4 $89,375.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $94,499.25
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $104,383.50
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 4 $114,711.75
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $93,009.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $99,346.33
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 3 $86,356.33
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $83,471.67
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $60,128.33
Science and Technology Directorate 3 $74,319.67
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $70,396.00
Environmental Protection Agency 2 $103,616.50
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $92,559.50
National Science Foundation 2 $132,791.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $120,540.00
Federal Highway Administration 2 $102,233.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $74,212.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $64,730.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $58,665.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $90,692.00
Ous Management 1 $110,775.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $96,572.00
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 1 $96,572.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $91,338.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $116,936.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $102,253.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $72,351.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $105,094.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $110,775.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $99,413.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $76,261.00
Financial Management Service 1 $0.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $110,775.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $99,413.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $93,959.03. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $168,000 in 2004.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,857
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 617
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 293
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 210
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 194
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 63
ES - Senior Executive Service 16
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 11
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 6
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 3
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
FE - Senior Foreign Service 2
EN - Nat Nuclear Security Admin Exc Srvc Only 1
SN - Senior Level System 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,903.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $143,598.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-15, Step 10
Category: Professional and Scientific

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 ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Bioengineering and Biomedical EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Accounting TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Fish and Wildlife AdministrationProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Security AdministrationAdministrative and ManagementGS-4GS-15

Average Electronics Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2019

In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Engineer was $93,959. Since then, the average pay has increased to $131,841 in 2019.

Data Sources

The information provided on these pages is sourced from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Enterprise Human Resources Integration (EHRI) dataset. Postal Service data is managed exclusively by the USPS . All information is displayed unmodified and as provided by the source agency.

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The series code of this occupation is 0855.

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