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Electronics Technician - Federal Salaries of 2021

Pay Rates for "Electronics Technician"

How much does an Electronics Technician in the federal government get paid? $90,668.83* *Based on the 2021 average.

Electronics Technician was the 102nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2021, with 2,296 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2021, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Electronics Technical, with an average salary of $123,189.

Government Electronics Technical jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Electronics Technical job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. 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

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired an Electronics Technician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Federal Bureau of Investigation 579 $123,189.33
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 417 $83,695.95
Federal Aviation Administration 338 $99,751.75
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 249 $82,191.12
Veterans Health Administration 168 $74,124.61
Forest Service 140 $80,613.51
Geological Survey 35 $83,733.11
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 35 $80,821.17
U.S. Coast Guard 34 $91,312.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 29 $98,538.79
Federal Emergency Management Agency 26 $102,920.42
Dryden Flight Research Center 24 $98,830.00
Broadcasting Board of Governors 22 $131,054.86
Goddard Space Flight Center 22 $115,652.55
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 21 $90,421.38
Bureau of Land Management 21 $77,585.24
Langley Research Center 17 $79,377.71
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 12 $102,500.58
Department of Energy 9 $90,394.56
U.S. Secret Service 9 $91,687.78
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 6 $52,829.67
National Park Service 6 $70,894.67
Bureau of Reclamation 5 $72,989.20
Social Security Administration 5 $91,645.60
Immigration and Customs Enforcement 5 $0.00
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $132,194.50
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $103,086.00
Natural Resources Conservation Service 4 $77,863.25
Agricultural Research Service 4 $59,648.25
U.S. Mint 4 $102,446.75
National Gallery of Art 4 $83,776.75
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 4 $74,234.00
Indian Health Service 4 $75,965.75
Public Buildings Service 3 $90,341.33
Department of State 3 $119,986.67
Food and Drug Administration 3 $91,692.00
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $101,546.67
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 2 $92,246.00
Customs and Border Protection 2 $87,091.50
Departmental Administration 2 $71,152.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $119,730.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $104,641.00
Maritime Administration 1 $116,403.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $0.00
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $81,494.00
Office of the Chief Human Capital Office 1 $114,059.00
Indian Affairs 1 $79,738.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $104,641.00
Ames Research Center 1 $142,374.00
National Institutes of Health 1 $104,641.00
Transportation Security Administration 1 $94,583.00

Electronics Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Technician is $90,668.83. The highest paid Electronics Technician made $186,929 in 2021.

Common Electronics Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Technical Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,848
FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan 302
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 86
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 36
GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate 10
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 10
FE - Senior Foreign Service 2
SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives 1
IC - Employees Holding Incident Management Cadre Of On-call Response/recovery Employees(core)positions 1

Starting Paygrade: $20,999.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $63,734.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Electronics Technical jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Telecommunications ProcessingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Nursing AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Environmental Health TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Plant Protection TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Electronics Technical Pay Trend from 2004 to 2021

In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Technician was $64,857. Since then, the average pay has increased to $90,669 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 0856.

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