Electronics

If you love Electronics and anything computer, here are some of the most suitable careers for you. These careers use their knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming in their job.


Bioinformatics Technicians

apply principles and methods of bioinformatics to assist scientists in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. Apply bioinformatics tools to visualize, analyze, manipulate or interpret molecular data. May build and maintain databases for processing and analyzing genomic or other biological information.
$52120
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Electronics Engineering Technologists

assist electronics engineers in such activities as electronics systems and instrumentation design or digital signal processing.
$68310
Associate’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Electronics Engineering Technicians

lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair, and modify developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems, such as computer equipment, missile control instrumentation, electron tubes, test equipment, and machine tool numerical controls, applying principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics. Usually work under direction of engineering staff.
$68310
Associate’s degree
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Electrical Engineering Technicians

test or modify developmental or operational electrical machinery or electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants or laboratories. Usually work under direction of engineers or technologists.
$68310
Post-secondary certificate
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Video Game Designers

Greg Allen from Kodable
1 reviews
design core features of video games. Specify innovative game and role-play mechanics, story lines, and character biographies. Create and maintain design documentation. Guide and collaborate with production staff to produce games as designed.
$114270
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Database Architects

design strategies for enterprise database systems and set standards for operations, programming, and security. Design and construct large relational databases. Integrate new systems with existing warehouse structure and refine system performance and functionality.
$101090
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Computer Systems Engineers

design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns. Perform systems management and integration functions.
$119230
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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GIS Technicians

assist scientists, technologists, or related professionals in building, maintaining, modifying, or using geographic information systems (GIS) databases. May also perform some custom application development or provide user support.
$96740
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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SQA Engineers

Hannah Quinn from Flowlens
1 reviews
develop and execute software test plans in order to identify software problems and their causes.
$114270
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Computer Network Architects

design and implement computer and information networks, such as local area networks (LAN), wide area networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks. Perform network modeling, analysis, and planning. May also design network and computer security measures. May research and recommend network and data communications hardware and software.
$119230
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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IT Administrators

install, configure, and support an organization’s local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability. May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption. May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software. May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists. May administer network security measures.
$89460
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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LAN/WAN Support Specialists

analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system. Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption.
$71040
Bachelor’s degree
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Computer Support Specialists

2 reviews
provide technical assistance to computer users. Answer questions or resolve computer problems for clients in person, or via telephone or electronically. May provide assistance concerning the use of computer hardware and software, including printing, installation, word processing, electronic mail, and operating systems.
$57000
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Computer Programmers

James Barron from
1 reviews
create, modify, and test the code, forms, and script that allow computer applications to run. Work from specifications drawn up by software developers or other individuals. May assist software developers by analyzing user needs and designing software solutions. May develop and write computer programs to store, locate, and retrieve specific documents, data, and information.
$95640
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Web Developers

Sue Malomo from Happy Cog
2 reviews
design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.
$85490
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Database Administrators

administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems. Coordinate changes to computer databases. May plan, coordinate, and implement security measures to safeguard computer databases.
$101090
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Computer Research Scientists

conduct research into fundamental computer and information science as theorists, designers, or inventors. Develop solutions to problems in the field of computer hardware and software.
$130890
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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IT Analysts

1 reviews
plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.
$107580
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Computer Systems Analysts

analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. May analyze or recommend commercially available software.
$99020
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Astronomers

Laurence Jones from
1 reviews
observe, research, and interpret astronomical phenomena to increase basic knowledge or apply such information to practical problems.
$126250
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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Bioinformatics Scientists

2 reviews
conduct research using bioinformatics theory and methods in areas such as pharmaceuticals, medical technology, biotechnology, computational biology, proteomics, computer information science, biology and medical informatics. May design databases and develop algorithms for processing and analyzing genomic information, or other biological information.
$89910
Bachelor’s degree
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Biomedical Engineers

apply knowledge of engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, and biomechanical principles to the design, development, and evaluation of biological, agricultural, and health systems and products, such as artificial organs, prostheses, instrumentation, medical information systems, and health management and care delivery systems.
$98340
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Computer Science Professors

teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$98680
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Mechatronics Engineers

research, design, develop, or test automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, or industrial systems control.
$107060
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Robotics Engineers

research, design, develop, or test robotic applications.
$107060
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Financial Quantitative Analysts

develop quantitative techniques to inform securities investing, equities investing, pricing, or valuation of financial instruments. Develop mathematical or statistical models for risk management, asset optimization, pricing, or relative value analysis.
$96630
Master’s degree
High job satisfaction
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RFID Specialist

design and implement radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems used to track shipments or goods.
$112320
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Physicists

Jed Macosko, PhD from Wake Forest Univerisity
1 reviews
conduct research into physical phenomena, develop theories on the basis of observation and experiments, and devise methods to apply physical laws and theories.
$137700
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Sound Engineering Technicians

Ron Phillip from Freelance
Stelios Mac from
2 reviews
assemble and operate equipment to record, synchronize, mix, edit, or reproduce sound, including music, voices, or sound effects, for theater, video, film, television, podcasts, sporting events, and other productions.
$67210
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Microsystems Engineers

research, design, develop, or test microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) devices.
$107060
Master’s degree
High job satisfaction
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IT Managers

plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.
$161730
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Computer Hardware Engineers

research, design, develop, or test computer or computer-related equipment for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use. May supervise the manufacturing and installation of computer or computer-related equipment and components.
$126140
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Robotics Technicians

build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.
$62800
Associate’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Film and Video Editors

2 reviews
edit moving images on film, video, or other media. May work with a producer or director to organize images for final production. May edit or synchronize soundtracks with images.
$83880
Bachelor’s degree
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Electrical Engineers

Jesse van der Zouw from 3devo
2 reviews
research, design, develop, test, or supervise the manufacturing and installation of electrical equipment, components, or systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use.
$105990
Bachelor’s degree
High job satisfaction
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Electronics Engineers

research, design, develop, or test electronic components and systems for commercial, industrial, military, or scientific use employing knowledge of electronic theory and materials properties. Design electronic circuits and components for use in fields such as telecommunications, aerospace guidance and propulsion control, acoustics, or instruments and controls.
$112320
Bachelor’s degree
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Multimedia Artists and Animators

create special effects or animations using film, video, computers, or other electronic tools and media for use in products, such as computer games, movies, music videos, and commercials.
$88080
Bachelor’s degree
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Radio, Cellular and Tower Technicians

repair, install, or maintain mobile or stationary radio transmitting, broadcasting, and receiving equipment, and two-way radio communications systems used in cellular telecommunications, mobile broadband, ship-to-shore, aircraft-to-ground communications, and radio equipment in service and emergency vehicles. May test and analyze network coverage.
$60790
No degree required
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Broadcast Technicians

set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to acquire, edit, and transmit audio and video for radio or television programs. Control and adjust incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume, signal strength, and signal clarity. Operate satellite, microwave, or other transmitter equipment to broadcast radio or television programs.
$49250
Associate’s degree
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Avionics Technicians

install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.
$69180
Post-secondary certificate
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Systems Administrators

Zachary Harper from A New England dental support organization
1 reviews
Systems Administrators install, configure, and maintain computer systems, local area networks (LANs), and wide area networks (WANs). They address server problems, reset employee passwords, and coordinate with other IT professionals.
$80600
Bachelor’s degree
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