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Electrical Engineering Technology Careers

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Energize your future and calibrate your success in an in-demand, rewarding field.

To most people, electrical phenomena seems like magic. But you're ready to flip the switch and harness that power. Exploring, understanding and mastering this exciting field will be a challenge. The rewards can be, well, shocking!

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Job Security

As more and more things rely on electricity, people who understand circuits and conduits and everything in between will become more in demand.

High Starting Salary

The median salary for our 2021 graduates was $78,252, right out of college.
First Destinations Survey


NE Wisconsin is a strong hub for electromechanical organizations – in fact, most of our graduates stayed in the region. But your degree can take you anywhere.

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Career Options

With a degree in electrical engineering technology, you can pursue a variety of careers, including:

  • Signal processing
  • Medical technology
  • Process control
  • Telecommunications
  • Computer technology
  • Aerospace and avionics
  • Optics and optoelectronics
  • Manufacturing and testing
  • Project management

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A Normal Day

In your studies and internships, you'll see what it's like to be a professional in this field. The day-to-day can include:

  • Assembling, testing and maintaining circuitry or electronic components.
  • Leading a team of technicians.
  • Coordinating with electrical engineers to implement and test designs.
  • Building electrical systems.

Traits to Improve

We're here to help you sharpen the skills that make successful professionals:

  • Mechanical
  • Problem-solving
  • Math
  • Communication
  • Critical thinking

Where recent graduates work.

See where former Phoenix have landed after graduation:

  • Arch Electric
  • Belmark
  • Burton Industries
  • Duracell
  • Electrical Consultants, Inc.
  • EMT International, Inc.
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Kohler Company
  • Korber Tissue
  • Waupaca Foundry
Professor Jagadeep Thota

Ask an Expert

As the chair for our engineering and engineering technology programs, Professor Jagadeep Thota is well versed in our discipline. If you have any questions, get in touch with him!