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Electronics Engineer

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Electronics engineers research, design and develop a wide range of equipment and components which use electronics, including telecommunications systems and computer-controlled systems.

The Work

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Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

The starting salary for electronics engineers at graduate entry is usually around £20,000 to £30,000 a year. With experience salaries can range between £40,000 and £60,000 a year or more.

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Getting In

Electronics engineers work in a wide range of industries including aerospace, telecommunications, IT, energy, gas, water, manufacturing and defence. There are also opportunities in educational institutions and the public sector.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Employment

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

More Information

The Engineering Council sets and maintains the standards of the engineering profession in the UK. It does so through 35 professional engineering institutions which are Licensed Members of the Engineering Council.

The Tomorrow’s Engineers website has more information on careers in engineering.

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Engineering Council
Tel: 020 3206 0500
Website: http://www.engc.org.uk/
Twitter: @EngCouncil

EngineeringUK
Website: http://www.engineeringuk.com
Twitter: @_EngineeringUK

Enginuity (formerly SEMTA)
Tel: 0845 643 9001
E-mail: Customer.Services@enginuity.org
Website: https://enginuity.org/
Twitter: @Enginuity_Org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EnginuityOrg

Institution of Engineering and Technology
Tel: 01438 313311
E-mail: postmaster@theiet.org
Website: http://www.theiet.org/
Twitter: @TheIET
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheInstitutionofEngineeringandTechnology

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