These engineers arebehind our electrical systems and electronic equipment. Their responsibilities might include designing electronic circuits, planning new electrical distribution networks or investigating electrical failures.
You’ll need a bachelor’s degree in electrical or electronics engineering and possibly a master’s or doctoral degree in a related discipline. After that, it takes three or four years of supervised work experience in engineering before you can take a professional practice exam. To practice as a professional engineer, you’re required to be licensed by a provincial or territorial body.
The median salary for electronics engineers is $90,000.
Growth in this field has been sluggish, with only 8% more people working as electronics engineers than there were five years ago.
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