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Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2009

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $113,843.39* *Based on the 2009 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 90th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2009, with 2,825 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2009, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $113,120.

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 857 $113,119.76
Federal Communications Commission 267 $122,700.28
Goddard Space Flight Center 242 $114,401.25
Langley Research Center 135 $109,559.58
Federal Bureau of Investigation 119 $118,171.45
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 119 $120,017.48
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 113 $109,135.70
National Institute of Standards and Technology 107 $127,778.95
John F. Kennedy Space Center 102 $98,600.09
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 98 $110,019.39
Department of Energy 93 $98,555.15
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 70 $115,921.21
U.S. Coast Guard 64 $104,869.78
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 63 $109,848.32
Dryden Flight Research Center 35 $103,491.91
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 34 $114,824.35
Food and Drug Administration 34 $115,588.88
Ames Research Center 30 $133,751.03
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 25 $118,328.80
National Institutes of Health 24 $126,663.25
Rural Utilities Service 19 $98,076.47
Broadcasting Board of Governors 17 $134,444.53
Geological Survey 14 $93,925.43
Bureau of Industry and Security 12 $128,207.50
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 12 $131,701.92
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 8 $109,516.88
Department of State 8 $121,152.63
Agricultural Research Service 7 $86,236.00
Headquarters, Nasa 7 $146,450.71
John C. Stennis Space Center 7 $99,917.86
Federal Railroad Administration 6 $139,389.00
Science and Technology Directorate 6 $112,810.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $119,032.00
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $85,822.83
Forest Service 5 $86,549.20
Federal Acquisition Service 5 $128,490.00
U.S. Secret Service 5 $114,671.40
Drug Enforcement Administration 4 $119,429.25
Veterans Health Administration 4 $78,151.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $122,728.67
U.S. Mint 3 $91,128.67
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 3 $105,316.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $100,450.00
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2 $107,748.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $92,923.50
Transportation Security Administration 2 $133,080.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $76,504.50
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $80,810.50
Bureau of Land Management 1 $88,443.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $107,834.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $136,941.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $133,543.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $113,007.00
Financial Management Service 1 $134,043.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $127,393.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $116,419.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $104,314.00
National Science Foundation 1 $162,078.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $56,411.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $142,467.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $129,519.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $133,543.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $95,705.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $113,843.39. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $178,200 in 2009.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,680
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 718
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 207
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 138
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 26
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 25
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 11
ES - Senior Executive Service 9
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 2
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

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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