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Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists

Design and implement radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems used to track shipments or goods.   (O'Net 17-2072.01)

 
Reported job titles:   Deployment Engineer, Electro Magnetic Compatibility Test Engineer, Emerging Technologies Director, Engineering and Development Director, Engineering Director, Quality Director, Radio Frequency Engineer, RFID Analyst (Radio Frequency Identification Device Analyst), RFID Developer (Radio Frequency Identification Device Developer), RFID Engineer (Radio Frequency Identification Device Engineer), RFID Manager (Radio Frequency Identification Device Manager), RFID Specialist (Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialist), RFID Strategist (Radio Frequency Identification Device Strategist), RFID Systems Architect (Radio Frequency Identification Device Systems Architect), RFID Systems Engineer (Radio Frequency Identification Device Systems Engineer), RFID Technician (Radio Frequency Identification Device Technician), Technical Support Engineer
 
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    Wages
    for Electronics Engineers, Except Computer which includes:
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly $ 25.46   $ 31.91   $ 37.49   $ 45.11   $ 53.53   $ 38.18  
    Yearly $52,950   $66,370   $77,980   $93,820   $111,350   $79,410  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly $ 25.36   $ 30.89   $ 37.23   $ 46.11   $ 55.34   $ 38.30  
    Yearly $52,750   $64,260   $77,450   $95,900   $115,100   $79,670  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly $ 24.21   $ 32.97   $ 36.71   $ 40.11   $ 48.19   $ 36.90  
    Yearly $50,360   $68,580   $76,350   $83,430   $100,240   $76,740  
     
    What are Percentile Wages?
    source: Occupational Employment Statistics, Vermont Labor Market Information, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, released April 2017.
     


    Employment Trends
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
    (due to growth and
    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 128 109 -1.6% 3
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


    Industries of Employment
    for Electronics Engineers, Except Computer which includes:
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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Computer and electronic product manufacturing 21.4%
    Telecommunications 18.0%
    Federal government, all industries 13.0%
    Architectural, engineering, and related services 11.8%
    Merchant wholesalers, durable goods 5.7%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


    Tasks
    for Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
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  • Collect data about existing client hardware, software, networking, or key business processes to inform implementation of radio frequency identification device (RFID) technology.
     
  • Integrate tags, readers, or software in radio frequency identification device (RFID) designs.
     
  • Install, test, or maintain radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems.
     
  • Create simulations or models of radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems to provide information for selection and configuration.
     
  • Define and compare possible radio frequency identification device (RFID) solutions to inform selection for specific projects.
     
  • Determine means of integrating radio frequency identification device (RFID) into other applications.
     
  • Develop process flows, work instructions, or standard operating procedures for radio frequency identification device (RFID) systems.
     
  • Determine usefulness of new radio frequency identification device (RFID) technologies.
     
  • Identify operational requirements for new systems to inform selection of technological solutions.
     
  • Perform acceptance testing on newly installed or updated systems.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists  updated June 2009
     


    Knowledge
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    Skills
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    Interests
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  • Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
     
  • Investigative - Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists  updated June 2009
     


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    State of Vermont License Information
    that may be required for Radio Frequency Identification Device Specialists
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    License Name Licensing Agency
    Engineer Vermont Secretary of State
    Office of Professional Regulation
    Board of Professional Engineering
     
    source: Vermont Department of Labor, Licensed & Certified Occupations in Vermont, 2015.
     


    Education and Training Requirements
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    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
     
    • Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other. (NEW)
     
    • Telecommunications Engineering. (NEW)
     
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