Electronics Technician - Federal Salaries of 2020
Pay Rates for "Electronics Technician"How much does an Electronics Technician in the federal government get paid? $89,529.24* *Based on the 2020 average.
Electronics Technician was the 102nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2020, with 2,335 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.
In 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation hired the most employees titled Electronics Technical, with an average salary of $121,244.
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.
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
Electronics Technician Pay Distribution
The average pay for an Electronics Technician is $89,529.24. The highest paid Electronics Technician made $174,814 in 2020.
Common Electronics Technician Payscales
|Payscale||Number of Electronics Technical Employees|
|GS - General Schedule||1,860|
|FV - Federal Aviation Administration Core Compensation Plan||319|
|ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician||88|
|FG - Similar To The General Schedule||44|
|GL - Gs Employees In Grades 3 Through 10 Paid A Law Enforcement Officer Special Base Rate||11|
|FP - Foreign Service Personnel||11|
|SV - Transportation Security Administration Employees Other Than Executives||1|
|FE - Senior Foreign Service||1|
|Starting Paygrade:||$20,172.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1|
|Maximum Paygrade:||$61,227.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10|
|Category:||Technical and Medical Support|
|Occupation Family:||0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP|
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 Processing||Clerical and Administrative Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Survey Technical||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Nursing Assistant||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Environmental Health Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
|Plant Protection Technician||Technical and Medical Support||GS-1||GS-9|
Average Electronics Technical Pay Trend from 2004 to 2020
In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Technician was $64,857. Since then, the average pay has increased to $89,529 in 2020.
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