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ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIRERS (INDUSTRY) install and repair equipment used in industrial automated equipment controls, missile control systems, radar systems, medical diagnostic equipment, antenna systems, communications equipment, and transmitters. Electronic equipment repairers install electronic components of new equipment and coordinate with workers installing other components. They make sure everything is running properly by using testing equipment. When problems occur, electronic equipment repairers determine the cause and make repairs. Electronic equipment repairers also perform preventive maintenance.
Salary, Size & Growth
- $50,000 average per year ($24.00 per hour)
- A medium occupation (67,600 workers in 2010)
- Expected to grow slowly (0.4% per year)
ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIRERS (INDUSTRY) gain formal training in electronics through programs lasting one to two years at vocational schools and community colleges, although some less skilled repairers may have only a high school diploma. The International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians (ISCET) and the Electronics Technicians Association (ETA) administer certification programs for electronics installation and repair technicians. To receive certification, repairers must pass qualifying exams corresponding to their level of training and experience.