Salary Range Potential:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
Problem-solving, Physics, Mathematics
Types of Employers:
Energy, Healthcare, Construction
Electrical engineers design and build the electrical systems that power… well, everything. For a world that is plugged in 24/7, this means that electrical engineers are in high demand across the nation—especially in high energy and production areas like Mississippi.
On an average day, an electrical engineer will oversee the creation of communications systems, motors, and production equipment. The best engineers will be able to draw up intricate blue prints, communicate effectively with team members, and analyze and solve problems along the way. They are creative, analytical, and teamwork-oriented.
Electrical Engineer- $75,0000%
Cashier - $20,8800%
Waitress/Waiter - $20,7700%
Fast Food Workers - $20,7700%
Security Guard - $26,1700%
Private Sector - $41,6000%
Electronics Technology is an instructional program that prepares individuals to support electrical engineers and other professionals in the design, development, and testing of electrical circuits, devices, and systems. The program includes instruction in model and prototype development and testing; systems analysis and integration, including design and development of corrective and preventive maintenance techniques; application of engineering data; and the preparation of reports and test results.
Length of Program:2 years
Summary of Program Requirements:
Skills NeededPearl River Community College’s Electronic Technology Program is designed to accept students who have basic knowledge of science and mathematics. Instruction emphasizes theory, circuits, trouble-shooting, testing, digital principles, design basics, and motor and control devices. During the program of study, students may earn an Certified Electronic Technician (CET) and/or OSHA Certification.
Forrest County Center | Poplarville
ContactDavid Collum - FCC601.email@example.com
Vic Cerniglia - POP601.firstname.lastname@example.org