Electronics Engineers

Snapshot

Electronics Engineers design, develop, adapt, install, test and maintain electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer systems, communication systems, entertainment, transport and other industrial applications.

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Electronics Engineers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
7,700
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$1635
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Very strong growth
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks

  • designing electronic components, circuits and systems used for computer, communication and control systems, and other industrial applications
  • designing software, especially embedded software, to be used within such systems
  • developing apparatus and procedures to test electronic components, circuits and systems
  • supervising installation and commissioning of computer, communication and control systems, and ensuring proper control and protection methods
  • establishing and monitoring performance and safety standards and procedures for operation, modification, maintenance and repair of such systems
  • designing communications bearers based on wired, optical fibre and wireless communication media
  • analysing communications traffic and level of service, and determining the type of installation, location, layout and transmission medium for communication systems
  • designing and developing signal processing algorithms and implementing these through appropriate choice of hardware and software

Job Titles

  • Electronics Engineer

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Certificate II in Engineering
  • Certificate III in Engineering - Electrical/Electronic Trade
  • Certificate IV in Engineering

University

  • Bachelor of Engineering *

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