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Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in Colorado

Considering a career as an Aerospace Engineering or Operations Technician in Colorado?

3.1% Jobs Projection
$81,200 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in Colorado are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in Colorado is growing slower than average.

  • Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in Colorado earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians Work in Colorado?

In Colorado, there were 340 people working as Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 310 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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The typical state has 180 Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians working in it, which means Colorado has more Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians than average.

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Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 3.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.6%.

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Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 20 annual job openings, and 330 total jobs in 2026 for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,100 annual jobs and 12,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians ranged from $52,600 to $122,450 with $81,200 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.29 to $58.87. The median hourly rate was $39.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $34.43 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $4.61.

The median salary in Colorado is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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Top Colorado Metros for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 180 n/a
Boulder, CO 130 $73,210

Top States for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,660 $68,420
Texas 1,000 $65,980
Ohio 830 $67,740
Arizona 750 $67,510
Florida 630 $60,440
Kansas 460 $62,560
Alabama 420 $58,050
Washington 390 $89,090
Colorado 340 $81,200
Maryland 340 $66,690
New Mexico 200 $71,620
Connecticut 180 $63,020
Georgia 180 $47,750
Iowa 170 $57,750
New York 160 $72,490
Utah 160 $60,280
Tennessee 150 $70,380
Virginia 140 $65,690
Oklahoma 110 $69,650
North Carolina 70 $0

Below are the states where Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $89,090
Colorado $81,200
Missouri $74,620
New York $72,490
New Mexico $71,620
Tennessee $70,380
Oklahoma $69,650
California $68,420
Ohio $67,740
Arizona $67,510

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