Electrical Engineer

Nick Messerschmidt - 2nd hr. Science

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Career Overview

In this career technicians assist engineers in the design, development, testing, and manufacturing of electrical and electronic equipment.

What do you need to do to succeed in this career?

You need a electrical engineer technicians and a associates degree, some helpful high school classes are Algebra, Electricity and Electronics, Engineering Design and Development.

Cost of Education & College

  • Tuition: 9,772 Per year
  • Housing for amount of time in college: $9,600
  • Food/groceries for the amount of time I will be in college: $5,200
  • Gas money for traveling/helping pay for carpooling during time at college: $2,400
  • Clothing money for time at college: $2,500
  • Total tuition for total time at college: $39,500

I will defiantly need scholarships to help pay for my college because I don't have enough money.

A good job while your in college would be work at a fast food restaurant.

This career would be good for me because I like what they do, also they get a lot of money.

More information


ISCET is the International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians


Pro and Coms about this career


  • High salary
  • Wide range of career opportunities
  • A lot of colleges that you can go to


  • Risky occupation
  • Ongoing education required

Jobs description

  • Starting salary in Wisconsin: $73,000
  • You can work both in and out doors
  • Need at least a associate degree