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Employment Information

Wages

In Washington, the median wage for industrial electronics repairers is $32.54/hour. Nationally, the median wage is $25.67/hour.

Working Conditions

Industrial electronics repairer technicians usually work indoors, sometimes without heating or air conditioning. Work often occurs in cramped places when repairing small or hard-to-reach equipment. Workers may be exposed to loud/distracting noises, hazardous conditions on the factory floor, or contaminants, such as chemicals leaking from equipment.

Technicians usually work a 40-hour week — days, evenings or weekends and possibly on-call. Full-time workers receive benefits.

Employment Outlook

Between 2012 and 2022, the number of jobs in Washington state is projected to increase 6 percent. There may be more jobs with baby boomer retirements, but an increasing number of jobs may also be automated.