Printed circuit layout - Salary and Career
Electronics Designers Designers

Printed circuit layout - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They participate in the elaboration of electrical and electronic preliminary projects, develop product and installation projects, participate in project implementations, monitor final product tests, control project documentation. They develop suppliers, use IT resources, guarantee the quality of products and services, work according to technical, quality and safety standards and procedures.

How much does an Printed circuit layout earn

A Printed circuit layout earns between $1.429 and $7.878 per month, with an average monthly salary of $3.164 and a median salary of $2.508 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 590 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Printed circuit layout

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 3.164 37.966 791 15
1º Quartile 1.429 17.147 357 7
Median Salary 2.508 30.098 627 12
3º Quartile 6.008 72.101 1.502 28
Higher Salary 7.878 94.541 1.970 37


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • middle-level technicians in the physical, chemical, engineering sciences
      • technical designers and modelers
        • electronics designers designers

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Main workplaces

Electronics Designers Designers they work mainly in the project department in companies that manufacture machinery and equipment, electrical machinery and equipment and materials, electronic material and communications equipment and equipment, medical-hospital equipment and instrumentation and precision instruments. They can also work in research institutes and universities. They can work as statutory or CLT workers, with a formal contract.


What does it take to work in the field of Electronics Designers Designers

For the exercise of these occupations, a medium level technical course in the area of electronics is required. The full performance of the functions occurs after a period of three to four years of professional experience.


Functions and activities of Printed circuit layout

Electronics Designers Designers must:

  • control documentation relative to the project;
  • develop product and installation design;
  • work safely;
  • develop product and facility designs;
  • quality assurance;
  • using computer resources;
  • control documentation related to project;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • develop product and installation projects;
  • develop product and installation designs;
  • develop suppliers;
  • control project-related documentation;
  • monitor final product tests;
  • use it resources;
  • use computer resources;
  • assuring quality;
  • developing suppliers;
  • participate in the preparation of electrical and electronic drafts;
  • control project documentation;
  • working safely;
  • guarantee quality;
  • develop product and facility projects;
  • ensure quality;
  • develop projects of products and installations;
  • participate in project implementation;

  • Activities

    • participate in the preparation of the development schedule;
    • work as a team;
    • design based on product safety standards;
    • using a text editor;
    • analyze test results;
    • participate in the analysis of the project;
    • specify electrical and electronic equipment applicable to the project;
    • develop manuals for product users (maintenance and installation);
    • design diagrams and electrical devices;
    • introduce improvements in special products, together with suppliers;
    • using electronic spreadsheets;
    • elaborate drawings for special products;
    • create datasheet;
    • operate fire fighting equipment;
    • using network resources (intranet and internet);
    • introduce changes to the project, due to errors detected and implementation of improvements;
    • solve problems;
    • monitor development and testing of samples;
    • participate in decision-making meetings;
    • participate in the distribution of responsibilities;
    • create bill of materials for the project;
    • acting as an internal quality auditor;
    • participate in the assignment of responsibilities;
    • check the project, with a view to corrections and modifications;
    • estimate the amount of human and material resources;
    • collect data for project preparation;
    • design based on product quality standards;
    • coordinate work teams in the preparation of the project;
    • using software dedicated to design (cad) and material listing;
    • record steps and revisions occurred in the project;
    • update project copies;
    • socialize knowledge;
    • evaluating suppliers through technical visits;
    • protect yourself with personal protective equipment (ppe), according to the area of risk;
    • define critical points of the project;
    • seek self-development;
    • act with punctuality;
    • communicate effectively;
    • follow iso and other certification audits;
    • participate in the definition of control points;
    • make decisions;
    • participate in project review meetings;
    • design printed circuit boards;
    • act in an organized manner;
    • adjust projects according to customer needs;
    • evaluate suppliers through technical visits;
    • meet the project schedule;
    • elaborate quality procedures manuals for the project sector;
    • select technical standards for the project;
    • take initiative;
    • optimize project costs;
    • evaluate the cost-effectiveness of the products supplied for the project;
    • elaborate drawings for customer appreciation;
    • generate files for computer-aided manufacturing (cam);
    • define human resources involved in the project;
    • modify the project, depending on test results;
    • provide information regarding project modifications;
    • analyze technical specifications provided by the customer;
    • monitor the development of the project;
    • elaborate calculations and make them available;
    • collaborate in the definition of production process methods;
    • relate professionally with ethics;
    • participate in prototype development;
    • act with empathy;
    • carry out draft studies;
    • evaluate reports of non-conformities;
    • establish types of equipment and parameters for testing;
    • define project delivery deadline;
    • identify unsafe conditions;
    • research potential suppliers;
    • propose improvements in individual and collective safety;
    • archive project-related documents;
    • structuring bill of materials at different levels, according to project components ;
    • elaborate technical catalog for serial product;
    • improve processes through the use of quality tools;
    • guiding people about the use of personal protective equipment (ppe);
    • prepare product test reports;
    • follow up product manufacturing and assembly;


    Sectors that hire Printed circuit layout the most in the job market

    • engineering services
    • manufacture of measuring, testing and control apparatus and equipment
    • manufacture of electronic components
    • multimedia communication services - scm
    • technical support, maintenance and other information technology services
    • maintenance of stations and telecommunications networks
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • other professional, scientific and technical activities
    • building construction
    • electrical material retail trade




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