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Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $116,618.93* *Based on the 2010 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 89th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 2,889 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $116,643.

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 853 $116,642.68
Federal Communications Commission 270 $127,350.90
Goddard Space Flight Center 270 $114,675.97
Federal Bureau of Investigation 136 $119,405.74
Langley Research Center 135 $112,175.96
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 119 $122,220.17
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 113 $113,147.02
John F. Kennedy Space Center 110 $102,088.01
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 104 $111,427.73
National Institute of Standards and Technology 103 $132,068.82
Department of Energy 101 $98,595.23
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 69 $119,986.55
U.S. Coast Guard 62 $108,379.31
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 62 $114,511.37
Dryden Flight Research Center 38 $105,040.21
Food and Drug Administration 35 $115,307.54
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 34 $116,248.24
Ames Research Center 29 $137,505.86
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 27 $120,214.74
National Institutes of Health 24 $129,676.29
Broadcasting Board of Governors 18 $135,281.67
Rural Utilities Service 18 $105,141.61
Geological Survey 13 $93,658.08
Bureau of Industry and Security 12 $133,912.33
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 11 $136,890.09
Department of State 8 $125,640.50
John C. Stennis Space Center 7 $102,502.57
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 7 $108,372.29
Agricultural Research Service 6 $92,210.33
Federal Railroad Administration 6 $142,921.83
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $89,314.00
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $124,610.17
Veterans Health Administration 6 $81,979.00
Science and Technology Directorate 6 $117,004.67
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $120,468.40
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $88,743.20
U.S. Secret Service 5 $121,760.20
Forest Service 5 $89,393.20
Headquarters, Nasa 5 $153,744.80
Federal Acquisition Service 4 $131,676.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $134,458.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $125,734.67
U.S. Mint 3 $98,788.67
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 3 $112,308.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 2 $99,278.50
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $102,596.00
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $79,016.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $83,271.50
Federal Highway Administration 1 $133,964.00
National Transportation Safety Board 1 $122,744.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $106,839.00
National Science Foundation 1 $163,957.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $59,321.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $93,642.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $106,369.00
Customs and Border Protection 1 $144,385.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $121,668.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 1 $136,771.00
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 1 $115,742.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $146,383.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 1 $125,695.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $136,771.00
Financial Management Service 1 $137,221.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $116,618.93. The highest paid Electronics Engineer made $183,967 in 2010.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,753
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 710
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 205
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 141
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 27
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 25
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 11
SL - Senior Level Positions 5
ES - Senior Executive Service 5
ST - Scientific And Professional 4
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 2
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 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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