Definition and Nature of work
Electronic engineering indeed is one of the largest branches of engineering which uses the science of electricity to control systems or signal processing. They also use neutrons to develop components, devices, systems or equipment. They usually work with small amounts of electricity. They also work with military equipment like radar, missile guidance systems (research and development), telephone systems and also with consumer goods like television and radio equipment.
Education and Training required
A bachelor’s degree is required in electrical engineering for all kinds of jobs. To take up teaching, one must have a master’s or doctoral degree. They must keep themselves continuously updated throughout their careers.
The work of an electronic engineer is very crucial since it affects life, health or property. They are put in vigorous training according to the departments they join, government or private organizations.
Getting the Job
Graduates can get a job from campus placements or from the classified ads in newspapers, job portals and professional journals. They can apply directly to the industries like petroleum or manufacturing companies. The engineers who become more experienced and become specialists become highly paid and become managers.
They can be posted to urban as well as remote areas like modern factories, laboratories, military defense programs, noisy construction sites or power plants. They usually work overtime, if the deadlines are not met or if there were technical problems. They should adapt themselves to the environment and should have good communication skills.
Salary and Benefits
The usual beginner with a degree gets a salary of $51,888 per annum, Master degree $ 64,416 per annum and doctoral degrees $64,416 per year. The other benefits are paid as holidays, vacations and pension plans.