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Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $109,114.40* *Based on the 2008 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 86th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 2,816 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $109,110.

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 844 $109,110.28
Federal Communications Commission 279 $115,733.10
Goddard Space Flight Center 222 $109,215.92
Langley Research Center 129 $104,798.71
Federal Bureau of Investigation 117 $111,494.58
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 116 $114,835.20
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 116 $106,490.72
Department of Energy 108 $95,863.50
National Institute of Standards and Technology 107 $123,061.47
John F. Kennedy Space Center 95 $94,425.36
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 89 $107,581.34
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 73 $108,509.82
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 69 $105,278.22
U.S. Coast Guard 60 $102,965.50
Food and Drug Administration 39 $109,898.92
Dryden Flight Research Center 37 $98,380.73
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 37 $109,250.16
Ames Research Center 31 $127,046.65
National Institutes of Health 24 $119,966.79
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 23 $112,383.30
Rural Utilities Service 17 $95,351.71
Broadcasting Board of Governors 17 $127,901.06
Geological Survey 15 $89,612.47
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 14 $127,185.64
Bureau of Industry and Security 12 $120,131.75
Headquarters, Nasa 9 $126,820.78
John C. Stennis Space Center 9 $96,076.78
Department of State 9 $111,350.44
Federal Acquisition Service 7 $117,916.71
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $109,349.43
Agricultural Research Service 6 $84,656.17
Science and Technology Directorate 6 $107,077.50
Federal Railroad Administration 6 $131,958.83
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $79,762.17
Forest Service 5 $82,081.40
U.S. Secret Service 5 $112,052.60
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 4 $104,390.00
Veterans Health Administration 4 $75,572.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 4 $94,639.50
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $101,603.50
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $116,782.67
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $117,531.00
U.S. Mint 3 $88,260.33
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 3 $71,366.33
Transportation Security Administration 2 $125,867.50
Federal Emergency Management Agency 2 $116,803.50
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $96,651.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $76,118.50
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $106,813.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $91,913.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $107,854.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $129,442.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $120,907.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $100,976.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $85,438.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $127,442.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $119,314.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $134,535.00
National Science Foundation 1 $152,775.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $100,157.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $121,807.00
Financial Management Service 1 $127,824.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $109,114.40. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $172,200 in 2008.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,684
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 667
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 208
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 176
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 28
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 23
ES - Senior Executive Service 10
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 8
EG - Consultant (other) 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 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

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The series code of this occupation is 0855.

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