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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in South Dakota

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Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in South Dakota

Considering a career as an Electrical or Electronics Engineering Technician in South Dakota?

11.8% Jobs Projection
$50,230 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in South Dakota are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in South Dakota is growing faster than average.

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in South Dakota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians Work in South Dakota?

In South Dakota, there were 130 people working as Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 170 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in SD Employment Trend

The typical state has 1,595 Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians working in it, which means South Dakota has fewer Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians than average.

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in SD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Dakota

Jobs for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 11.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 2.0%.

Job Projections for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. SD

South Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians job openings in South Dakota, and 190 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 12,000 annual jobs and 139,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians Make in South Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,970 to $74,900 with $50,230 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.81 to $36.01. The median hourly rate was $24.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $22.18 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.97.

The median salary in South Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians Earnings: SD vs. National Average

Top South Dakota Metros for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls, SD 40 $49,180

Top States for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states where most Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 22,990 $65,160
Texas 12,110 $67,160
Florida 6,350 $58,180
New York 6,060 $64,770
Virginia 5,790 $69,850
Pennsylvania 4,690 $56,440
Massachusetts 3,870 $66,380
Oregon 3,460 $62,750
Maryland 3,380 $69,860
Georgia 3,350 $66,800
Illinois 3,270 $67,510
Arizona 3,190 $63,190
Tennessee 3,060 $55,910
Ohio 2,900 $61,540
Michigan 2,790 $60,290
New Jersey 2,580 $69,850
Alabama 2,330 $59,830
Washington 2,300 $71,920
Indiana 2,080 $61,970
North Carolina 2,010 $60,450

Below are the states where Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Alaska $85,990
District of Columbia $80,040
Vermont $78,900
Wyoming $75,510
Washington $71,920
West Virginia $71,330
Hawaii $71,280
Colorado $70,790
Maryland $69,860
New Jersey $69,850

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation SD Employment Total
Civil Engineering Technicians 380
Industrial Engineering Technicians 150
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 150
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 80

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