Average Salary Range
$45,000 to $55,000
Salaries depend on the location of the employer. The Boston area pays more than Fort Kent.
Location of Employment
Graduates are working all over the U.S. from Hawaii to Florida, Maine to California.
Graduates of the EET program fill a wide variety of professional technical positions in industry. Typically, they take jobs that involve designing and manufacturing a product or operating a plant. EET graduates are the electrical back-bone of the manufacturing community and often manage project and maintenance teams of electricians and engineers. Their responsibilities lean toward design and production rather than research.
A high school diploma with the following specific courses:
- 4 years English
- 2 years Algebra I & II
- 1 year Geometry
- 1/2 year Trogonometry
- 2 years Lab Science (physics required)
- 2 years History/Social Studies
- 17 years Academic electives (to equal at least 17 credits)
Model limit SAT scores – 480 Math, 530 Verbal
Please see the Office of Admissions page for more information on applying to the University of Maine.
The University of Maine Electrical Engineering Technology degree program is ABET accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission.
ABET accreditation is proof that a collegiate program has met standards essential to produce graduates ready to enter the critical fields of applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. Graduates from an ABET-accredited program have a solid educational foundation and are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and in anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.
For more information, go to ABET website
The program offers scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Electrical Engineering Technology. In addition, students can apply for scholarships through the College of Engineering.