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Career Outlook

Electronics Technicians are involved in the manufacturing, design, and repair of electronics. In the Bay Area, there are over 10,000 jobs for electronics technicians, with a 21% projected job growth of electronics technicians in the next ten years, with a median salary of $63,200.

The SkyBayTech Program at Skyline College

The SkyBayTech Program addresses the San Francisco Bay Area’s shortage for more and better prepared electronics technicians through the development of a new engineering electronics technology program leading students through stackable certificates and an associate of science (AS) degree.

SkyBayTech Workforce Placement Program

The SkyBayTech Program features a Workforce Placement Program that connects students to paid part-time positions and summer internships with our industry partners, including: Stanford Linear Accelerator, ABX Engineering, SA Photonics, and other partners.

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Electronics Technology Skill Sets

Graduates from the SkyBayTech program will received specialized training in:

  • Electronics test and measurement
  • Basic electronics fault diagnostics
  • High quality soldering and rework
  • Basic printed circuit board (PCB) design