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Electronics Technician - Federal Salaries of 2010

Pay Rates for "Electronics Technician"

How much does an Electronics Technician in the federal government get paid? $79,053.95* *Based on the 2010 average.

Electronics Technician was the 92nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2010, with 2,739 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2010, the Federal Aviation Administration hired the most employees titled Electronics Technical, with an average salary of $85,446.

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 Aviation Administration 559 $85,445.89
Federal Bureau of Investigation 525 $88,165.93
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 476 $72,472.13
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 242 $73,005.21
Forest Service 163 $67,567.67
Veterans Health Administration 117 $64,727.47
U.S. Coast Guard 48 $74,742.42
Langley Research Center 45 $82,391.44
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 44 $63,994.32
National Institute of Standards and Technology 43 $83,577.93
Public Buildings Service 42 $78,453.67
Broadcasting Board of Governors 41 $106,790.22
Geological Survey 40 $74,788.43
Dryden Flight Research Center 37 $83,628.84
Goddard Space Flight Center 37 $93,359.16
Federal Emergency Management Agency 36 $89,158.39
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 32 $85,660.19
Bureau of Land Management 28 $65,999.25
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 22 $67,052.73
National Park Service 17 $60,256.47
Department of Energy 13 $80,244.54
Agricultural Research Service 12 $59,728.67
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 9 $76,505.78
Indian Health Service 8 $65,081.25
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 8 $64,572.25
Natural Resources Conservation Service 8 $66,806.13
National Institutes of Health 7 $79,005.71
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 7 $52,372.57
Food and Drug Administration 6 $67,727.50
Bureau of Reclamation 6 $71,849.67
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 6 $65,700.83
Ames Research Center 5 $112,699.00
Social Security Administration 5 $74,408.80
Federal Communications Commission 5 $92,533.60
Indian Affairs 3 $57,090.67
Bureau of the Census 3 $78,011.33
Drug Enforcement Administration 3 $96,368.67
Environmental Protection Agency 3 $72,266.00
Maritime Administration 3 $91,982.67
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 3 $52,251.33
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 3 $61,826.33
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $70,146.50
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 2 $101,702.50
National Gallery of Art 2 $71,074.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 2 $71,758.00
Ous for Science and Technology 2 $78,082.00
John F. Kennedy Space Center 1 $89,450.00
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $74,872.00
U.S. Mint 1 $97,151.00
Internal Revenue Service 1 $74,872.00
Mine Safety and Health Administration 1 $46,134.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $54,875.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $56,935.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $75,128.00
Domestic Nuclear Detection Office 1 $69,033.00

Electronics Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Electronics Technician is $79,053.95. The highest paid Electronics Technician made $158,911 in 2010.

Common Electronics Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Electronics Technical Employees
GS - General Schedule 2,033
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 426
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 133
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 111
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 18
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 10
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 4
FE - Senior Foreign Service 3
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 1

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / 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
Information ReceptionistClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Survey TechnicalTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Dental AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Medical Records TechnicianClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Irrigation System OperationTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Electronics Technical Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for an Electronics Technician was $64,857. Since then, the average pay has increased to $78,403 in 2017.

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.

Federal employee salaries are public information under open government laws (5 U.S.C. § 552). FederalPay provides this data in the interest of government transparency — employee data may not be used for commercial soliciting or vending of any kind. Learn more about the FederalPay Employees Dataset here.

The series code of this occupation is 0856.

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