Electronics Engineer - Federal Salaries of 2014

Pay Rates for "Electronics Engineer"

How much does an Electronics Engineer in the federal government get paid? $120,265.16* *Based on the 2014 average.

Electronics Engineer was the 120th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2014, with 2,637 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2014, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Engineering, with an average salary of $117,614.

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 761 $117,613.51
Federal Communications Commission 270 $133,346.37
Goddard Space Flight Center 257 $121,681.49
Federal Bureau of Investigation 128 $126,696.75
Langley Research Center 124 $115,194.67
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 108 $114,271.75
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 103 $123,248.83
National Institute of Standards and Technology 101 $138,690.93
John F. Kennedy Space Center 98 $105,744.85
Department of Energy 98 $103,139.17
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 85 $115,594.81
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 69 $125,365.96
U.S. Coast Guard 55 $110,227.13
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 53 $117,049.64
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 36 $122,668.44
Dryden Flight Research Center 32 $110,176.13
Food and Drug Administration 29 $114,889.41
Ames Research Center 29 $131,782.76
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 25 $128,658.16
National Institutes of Health 18 $138,275.00
Rural Utilities Service 16 $108,989.81
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 10 $127,740.90
National Protection and Programs Directorate 10 $140,051.90
Broadcasting Board of Governors 10 $129,227.40
U.S. Secret Service 9 $123,388.89
Bureau of Industry and Security 9 $140,654.89
Geological Survey 7 $102,159.14
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $134,964.67
Department of State 6 $130,462.33
Headquarters, Nasa 5 $157,658.60
John C. Stennis Space Center 5 $110,176.40
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $96,858.20
Forest Service 5 $92,596.20
Drug Enforcement Administration 5 $126,803.40
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $107,549.80
Federal Railroad Administration 5 $149,053.80
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 5 $102,240.40
Ous for Science and Technology 4 $116,903.00
Bureau of Reclamation 4 $90,213.25
Agricultural Research Service 4 $96,666.75
Bureau of Engraving and Printing 2 $101,690.00
Veterans Health Administration 2 $75,376.00
Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration 2 $103,622.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2 $84,844.00
National Transportation Safety Board 2 $113,489.00
St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation 2 $82,691.00
Office of the Inspector General (Department of Commerce) 1 $149,993.00
Offices, Boards and Divisions 1 $137,494.00
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1 $145,827.00
Federal Acquisition Service 1 $134,595.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 1 $107,434.00
Bureau of Land Management 1 $99,170.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $65,713.00
National Science Foundation 1 $165,596.00
Consumer Product Safety Commission 1 $113,904.00
U.S. Mint 1 $92,215.00
Bureau of the Fiscal Service 1 $138,136.00

Electronics Engineer Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Engineer is $120,265.16.

Common Electronics Engineer Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Engineering Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,635
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 635
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 179
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 124
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 25
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 11
ST - Scientific And Professional 5
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 5
RG - Code For Use By Hhs Only. 5
ES - Senior Executive Service 4
SL - Senior Level Positions 4
EV - Faa Executive Compensation Plan 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
ER - Scientific Engr Pr Per Of Adv Res Pr Ag 1

Starting Paygrade: $33,567.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-6, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $142,180.00 / 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
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Electronics EngineeringProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Cash ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Plant PhysiologyProfessional and ScientificGS-6GS-15
Safety TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Electronics Engineering Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Engineer was $93,959. Since then, the average pay has increased to $126,853 in 2018.

Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0855.

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