Average Salary: $53,070
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What They Do
Electrical and mechanical technicians use their knowledge of mechanical technology and electrical circuits to install, operate, test and maintain equipment and machinery. They work in many different industrial environments.
Why It’s Hot
The BLS projects 1- to 2-percent growth through 2024, while 58 (25 percent) of the 228 companies on the 2016 Military Friendly® Employer list told us they are recruiting veterans for these positions.
What You’ll Need
Some employers may require an associate degree, post-secondary certificate, accredited apprenticeship program, or military training combined with on-the-job training.
Companies Currently Hiring
AECOM | CarMax | CINTAS | Coca-Cola | Eaton | Hertz Equipment Rental | Holland | Merck | New Penn Motor Express | Norfolk Southern | Northrop Grumman Corporation | Penske Truck Leasing | Reddaway | Roush | Safelite Autoglass | Silgan Containers | STERIS Corporation | The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company | Transdev North America | Tri-State Generation and Transmission | Troops to Trades | United Rentals | Walmart