Demand for Electronic Engineering Technicians Remains Strong

The September 2009 Yahoo HotJobs feature Surprising Jobs that Pay $25 an Hour describes Electronic Engineering Technician as a frequently overlooked career field for individuals pursuing an associate degree. The article details job opportunities for individuals with two-year degrees in Electronic Engineering Technology. The article states "Companies that design, test, and sell electrical and electronics devices need professionals to staff their labs". According to a Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) 2008 study, the mean hourly wage for electronics engineering technicians in the U.S. was $25.96. The complete article can be found online at

Autodesk features ACE Faculty Member

UM faculty member Creg Dieziger is this week's featured expert for the AutoCAD Exchange series "Ask the Expert". In addition to serving as an adjunct faculty member for the Department of Applied Computing & Electronics, Creg is Senior Engineering Technician for Morrison-Maierle, Inc. Creg's feature can be found at