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Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $102,588.25* *Based on the 2006 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 83rd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 2,846 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $102,337.

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 869 $102,337.14
Federal Communications Commission 267 $113,168.52
Goddard Space Flight Center 220 $100,659.17
Langley Research Center 145 $99,384.24
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 126 $99,594.06
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 118 $108,864.67
Federal Bureau of Investigation 115 $101,270.20
National Institute of Standards and Technology 107 $113,347.21
Department of Energy 105 $91,930.34
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 101 $99,540.17
John F. Kennedy Space Center 89 $90,715.58
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 73 $100,862.95
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 72 $99,247.39
U.S. Coast Guard 58 $95,628.14
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 37 $99,846.86
Food and Drug Administration 34 $104,463.50
Ames Research Center 30 $118,116.77
Dryden Flight Research Center 27 $92,667.85
National Institutes of Health 27 $112,687.11
Broadcasting Board of Governors 22 $115,101.86
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 17 $118,905.41
Rural Utilities Service 16 $85,063.63
Headquarters, Nasa 15 $125,442.27
Geological Survey 15 $90,765.87
Bureau of Industry and Security 15 $103,071.27
Department of State 10 $107,148.40
Agricultural Research Service 8 $72,136.88
John C. Stennis Space Center 8 $96,223.38
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 8 $105,029.75
Bureau of Reclamation 7 $80,204.57
Federal Technology Service 7 $107,648.00
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 6 $105,920.83
Federal Railroad Administration 6 $121,476.00
Science and Technology Directorate 6 $100,475.83
U.S. Secret Service 5 $106,640.40
Veterans Health Administration 4 $70,644.50
Forest Service 4 $74,812.25
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 4 $96,641.75
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 3 $91,863.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $66,211.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 3 $104,552.33
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $108,269.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $104,609.67
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $92,820.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 2 $123,925.50
U.S. Mint 2 $76,350.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 2 $98,499.50
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $89,726.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $66,621.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 2 $81,981.00
National Science Foundation 1 $142,449.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $125,441.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $127,404.00
Financial Management Service 1 $119,526.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $109,687.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $109,687.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $67,749.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $106,641.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $110,874.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $115,781.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $76,543.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $96,292.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $97,976.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $86,351.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $102,588.25. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $178,260 in 2006.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,709
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 661
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 207
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 192
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 42
ES - Senior Executive Service 12
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 9
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 7
ST - Scientific And Professional 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
SN - Senior Level System 1
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 1

Starting Paygrade: $36,070.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $152,771.00 / 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 2021

In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Engineer was $93,959. Since then, the average pay has increased to $136,339 in 2021.

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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