Create and Design Eletronic Parts
What is eletronic engineering?
Electrical engineers design, develop, and test electronic like electric motors, radar and navigation systems, communications systems, and power generation equipment. Electronics engineers design and develop electronic equipment, such as broadcast and communications systems from portable music players to GPS's.
Work and Pay
- Pay: $89,630 per year. $43.09 per hour.
- College: Bachelor's Degree (4 Years)
- On the Job Training? No
- Number of Jobs 2012: 306,100
- Job outlook-2012-22: 4% (Slower than average)
- Employment Change- 2012-22: 12,600
How's the work enviroment?
Electrical and electronics engineers work in research and development industries, engineering services firms, manufacturing, and the federal government. Electrical engineers usually work indoors. However, they may have to visit sites to observe a problem or a piece of complex equipment.
High school students interested in studying electrical or electronics engineering benefit from taking courses in physics and mathematics, including algebra, trigonometry, and calculus. Jobs for electronics engineering generally require a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or electronic engineers.
Important Traits & Qualities
- Concentration: Electrical and electronics engineers need to stay focused at the job at hand.
- Initiative: Electrical and electronics engineers must be able to apply their academic knowledge to new tasks in every projects.
- Math skills: Electrical and electronics engineers must be able to use the principles of calculus and other advanced topics in math in order to analyze, design, and fix problems.
- Speaking skills: Engineers need to be able to communicate with other people to troubleshoot problems.