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Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $97,921.13* *Based on the 2005 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 80th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 3,172 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $98,899.

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 889 $98,898.63
Federal Communications Commission 283 $108,136.67
Goddard Space Flight Center 221 $96,111.36
Department of State 200 $84,671.18
Langley Research Center 159 $95,180.29
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 127 $97,421.91
Federal Bureau of Investigation 121 $96,454.88
Department of Energy 120 $87,869.43
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 117 $105,143.96
National Institute of Standards and Technology 117 $107,494.71
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 110 $95,802.16
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 96 $94,602.02
John F. Kennedy Space Center 87 $89,109.31
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 71 $97,527.17
U.S. Coast Guard 59 $92,491.31
Ames Research Center 45 $108,190.82
Food and Drug Administration 38 $98,883.26
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 37 $95,470.68
National Institutes of Health 28 $106,758.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 23 $111,299.13
Dryden Flight Research Center 22 $96,200.32
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 16 $114,221.38
Geological Survey 16 $89,107.44
Rural Utilities Service 16 $84,930.06
Headquarters, Nasa 15 $121,196.73
Bureau of Industry and Security 14 $102,792.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 9 $90,504.22
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $76,885.22
Agricultural Research Service 7 $69,563.57
Forest Service 7 $71,183.57
Federal Technology Service 7 $103,295.43
U.S. Secret Service 6 $101,625.00
Federal Railroad Administration 6 $116,287.33
Transportation Security Administration 5 $120,439.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $99,625.60
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 5 $116,381.60
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 4 $95,129.75
Veterans Health Administration 4 $68,556.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $101,079.33
National Transportation Safety Board 3 $98,118.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $104,856.33
Science and Technology Directorate 3 $78,719.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $87,436.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $63,538.00
Federal Highway Administration 2 $106,719.00
National Science Foundation 2 $137,713.00
Ous Management 2 $119,811.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $125,009.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $95,669.50
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $78,010.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $106,044.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $86,869.50
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $104,987.00
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1 $76,726.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $108,990.00
Bureau of the Census 1 $114,882.00
Office of the Secretary (Department of Commerce) 1 $106,044.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $83,516.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $94,721.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $120,158.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $121,271.00
Financial Management Service 1 $114,882.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 1 $75,144.00
Office of Secretary of Transportation 1 $114,882.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $103,098.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $66,351.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $72,035.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $93,643.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $103,098.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $97,921.13. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $168,170 in 2005.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,795
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 676
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 211
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 205
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 187
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 54
ES - Senior Executive Service 13
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 10
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 5
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 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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