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Electronics Technician - Federal Salaries of 2018

Pay Rates for "Electronics Technician"

How much does an Electronics Technician in the federal government get paid? $84,839.85* *Based on the 2018 average.

Electronics Technician was the 97th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2018, with 2,535 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2018, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Electronics Technical, with an average salary of $110,946.

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 $110,945.71
Federal Aviation Administration 490 $93,687.33
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 406 $78,427.31
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 249 $76,051.32
Veterans Health Administration 157 $68,970.50
Forest Service 150 $74,023.45
U.S. Coast Guard 49 $82,190.35
Federal Emergency Management Agency 41 $92,785.37
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 38 $71,852.45
Geological Survey 38 $77,260.89
National Institute of Standards and Technology 32 $88,799.75
Dryden Flight Research Center 29 $84,636.00
Goddard Space Flight Center 29 $106,369.45
Langley Research Center 27 $78,660.70
Public Buildings Service 23 $88,108.26
Broadcasting Board of Governors 21 $112,897.76
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 20 $91,167.90
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 20 $78,422.20
Bureau of Land Management 19 $76,481.58
National Park Service 18 $66,751.11
Department of Energy 8 $83,994.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 6 $71,632.17
Natural Resources Conservation Service 5 $74,413.80
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 5 $69,755.80
Social Security Administration 5 $80,156.60
Agricultural Research Service 4 $56,556.50
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4 $74,822.75
U.S. Marshals Service 4 $124,320.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 4 $89,689.50
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 4 $49,413.25
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 4 $80,222.00
Bureau of Reclamation 4 $76,780.75
Indian Health Service 4 $73,755.00
National Gallery of Art 4 $73,394.00
Food and Drug Administration 3 $81,525.33
National Institutes of Health 3 $81,287.67
Department of Homeland Security Headquarters 3 $99,082.33
Department of State 3 $107,048.67
Departmental Administration 3 $60,470.33
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $117,218.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 2 $0.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 2 $68,165.00
Federal Communications Commission 2 $111,629.00
Ames Research Center 2 $130,674.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 2 $60,198.50
Environmental Protection Agency 1 $74,700.00
Assistant Secretary for Administration 1 $91,350.00
Maritime Administration 1 $104,254.00
U.S. Mint 1 $0.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $52,791.00
Indian Affairs 1 $72,250.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $90,350.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $93,008.00

Electronics Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Technician is $84,839.85. The highest paid Electronics Technician made $164,555 in 2018.

Common Electronics Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Technical Employees
GS - General Schedule 1,942
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 340
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 150
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 82
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 10
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 7
IC - Federal Emergency Management Agency Use 3
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,738.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $59,907.00 / 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 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Technician was $64,857. Since then, the average pay has increased to $84,840 in 2018.

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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