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Careers in Electrical Technology and Related Fields

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Courses in Electrical Technology can train you to be an apprentice electrician, prepare for licensing exams, or upgrade your current job stills for career and salary promotions.

Though salaries range greatly according to job title and size of employing company, according to America’s Career Infonet, these occupations provide the following average salaries in Texas:

Job Hourly Rate Annual Salary Projected Growth Through 2018

Electricians

$19.58 $40,700 +13%

Electrical and electronic drafters

$26.94 $56,000 +5%
Electrical and electronics repairers of commercial and industrial equipment $24.77 $51,500 +13%

Career Paths

Electrical Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree

  • Electrical project managers
  • Electrical project estimators
  • Electrical generating plant operators
  • Building and code compliance inspectors
  • Electrical contractors
  • Electrical Technology Certificate

  • Apprentice electricians
  • Code compliance inspectors
  • Electrical construction estimators
  • Electrical project field supervisors
  • Electrical Construction Certificate

    • Journeyman electrician

    Other Construction-Related Career Paths

    Students who pursue associate degrees or certificates in our other construction-related programs may consider the following job paths:

    Construction Technology Associate in Applied Sciences Degree

  • Project superintendents
  • Building inspectors
  • Insurance representatives
  • Manufacturing and materials representatives
  • Commercial or residential contractors
  • Construction Technology Certificates

    • Skilled tradespeople in specialized crafts