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Electronics Service Technicians

Overview

Electronics service technicians work with and repair consumer electronic equipment that is malfunctioning. This equipment typically includes high-definition televisions, surround-sound systems, DVD players, computers, microwave ovens, and other kinds of home electronic devices. Service technicians diagnose problems in the equipment and make the repairs necessary to restore the equipment to working order. Technicians may also advise customers on the equipment's replacement when it is no longer practical to maintain. Some electronics service technicians may work with electronic office equipment, such as photocopiers, scanners, and fax machines. There are about 26,890 electronic home entertainment equipment installers and repairers working in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $75,000

Minimum Education Level

Apprenticeship

Certification/License

Required

Outlook

Decline
Personality Traits

Hands On

Problem-Solving

Technical

Career Ladder
Electrical or Electronics Engineer

Crew Chief, or Sales Supervisor/Manager, or Senior Technician

Experienced Electronics Service Technician

Entry-Level Electronics Service Technician

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