Career Information

What jobs can I get? How much can I get paid?

Degrees and certificates in the Electrical Technology program may lead to the following jobs or careers:



Entry Hourly Wage

Security/Fire Alarm Systems Installer

Entry Hourly Wage

Signal/Track Switch Repairer

Entry Hourly Wage

Please review current job openings and contact your advisor to review your options.

All data gathered for Dallas/Fort Worth. Source: Dallas College​ Labor Market Intelligence


Why is This a Good Career Bet?

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase over the next decade of 28% for electricians.

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

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