Electronics Technician, 48 years old, Caucasian,
$12/hr to $64,000/year. Roberta Bavaro moved into
an electronics career installing and maintaining
analog and digital circuits for Verizon when she
realized her clerical job was a "dead-end."
Technical Trainer / Consultant, 47 years old, Caucasian,
$20,000 to $40,000. Self-employed as a technical
trainer, Marilyn Lawrence never thought she would
be teaching students about electronic circuitry
and soldering when she was working in the fast food
industry 30 years ago.
Electronics Instructional Technician, 43 years old,
Hispanic, $30,000 to $50,000. Victoria Maestas works
as an Electronics Instructional Technician for Albuquerque
T-VI Comminuty College, the same school she received
her Electronic Technologies certificate from over
20 years ago.
career switch lands at airport
Julie Jensen's work as a meat cutter was taking
an increasing toll on her physical health, now she
maintains equipment as an Electronics Technician
with the Federal Aviation Administration.