An Impressive 154% Growth in Electronics Industry in Hiring and Training: Quess Study

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Research conducted by Quess Corp Limited, a workforce management solutions provider, indicates a substantial growth of 154 percent in overall hiring within India’s electronics industry in March 2024 compared to the same period last year.

Furthermore, the research highlights that the telecom sector is witnessing the highest demand for hiring within the electronics industry, constituting 64 percent of the total hiring, followed by the lighting and automotive sectors. Quess Corp Limited stated in a press release, “In terms of geography, Tamil Nadu leads the states with a significant 33 percent share of electronics hiring demand, followed by Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, and Telangana.”

According to the research, there has been a notable increase in the deployment of women across various roles, particularly in electronics manufacturing. The press release noted, “Women now comprise 78 percent of the industry’s workforce, indicating a significant shift towards gender diversity and inclusion. They are increasingly occupying positions as operators, quality assurance professionals, and in testing roles, with some companies achieving up to 80 percent female representation.”

Furthermore, the research attributes the surge in women’s employment within electronics manufacturing to several factors. These include the nature of the work, which often involves intricate assembly and precise handling of small parts, aligning well with women’s skills in dexterity and attention to detail.

The research highlighted a significant demand for various key job roles within the electronics industry, such as Electronic Engineers, Instrumental Engineers, and Electronic Design Engineers. The average monthly salaries for these roles range from Rs.18,000 to Rs.32,000. Additionally, these roles typically attract individuals aged between 18 and 30 years, underscoring the industry’s focus on young talent.

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