The following comments cover the career grouping of Electronics Assemblers, Fabricators, Inspectors and Testers.
Job prospects in this career are rated LIMITED because:
The number of electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers increased sharply in the 1990s before plummeting in 2001 and 2002 and decreasing more slightly thereafter. These changes correspond reasonably closely to employment growth in the computer and electronic product manufacturing industry. Considering that some growth is expected in this industry, the number of electronics assemblers, fabricators, inspectors and testers should increase slightly over the next few years.
Compared with other occupations that require the same level of education, this occupation offers a relatively high income and most often full-time and full-year positions. Nevertheless, the employment income varies considerably depending on the job, company size, unionization and training required.
Job Seekers: 54,860
Job Openings: 43,027
Job prospects for this career are rated Limited