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What You Need to Know About Engineering Technicians

Occupation Description All engineering technicians, except drafters, not listed separately.

Other Engineering Technician Job Titles

  • Form Designer
  • Metallurgical Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Spectrograph Operator
  • Metallurgical Engineering Technician

What Kind of Engineering Technician Job Opportunities Are There?

In the United States, there were 76,800 jobs for Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters in 2016.

New jobs are being produced at a rate of 5.2% which is lower than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,000 new jobs for Engineering Technicians by 2026. The BLS estimates 7,100 yearly job openings in this field per year.

Forecasted Number of Jobs for Engineering Technicians in U.S.

The states with the most job growth for Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters are Texas, California, and Arizona.

Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, West Virginia, or South Dakota. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Salary for Engineering Technicians

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters Make between $36,120 and $98,720 a year. The median salary for this occupation is $63,200.

Salary Ranges for Engineering Technicians

How much do Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters make in different U.S. states?

Annual Mean Salary by State
State Annual Mean Salary

District of Columbia

$92,600

Maryland

$84,790

Maine

$79,670

New Mexico

$78,160

Virginia

$77,280

Hawaii

$76,070

New Jersey

$75,380

North Dakota

$75,030

Washington

$74,810

Rhode Island

$73,240

Alaska

$71,850

California

$71,420

Nevada

$71,330

South Carolina

$70,820

West Virginia

$70,550

Wyoming

$67,110

Texas

$66,630

Kansas

$65,870

Connecticut

$64,510

Michigan

$64,270

Massachusetts

$64,220

Oklahoma

$63,790

New York

$63,780

Illinois

$63,760

North Carolina

$63,600

Colorado

$63,590

Ohio

$61,060

Mississippi

$60,500

Arkansas

$60,310

Louisiana

$59,930

Missouri

$59,830

Georgia

$59,830

Montana

$59,810

Alabama

$59,380

Arizona

$59,210

Vermont

$58,960

Kentucky

$58,880

Florida

$58,860

Wisconsin

$58,780

Indiana

$58,450

Tennessee

$57,800

New Hampshire

$57,730

Nebraska

$57,630

Iowa

$57,620

Minnesota

$57,440

Pennsylvania

$57,210

Oregon

$56,890

Utah

$56,480

Idaho

$55,540

Delaware

$51,380

South Dakota

$51,110

Where Engineering Technicians Are Employed

Engineering Technician Sectors

References

Bureau of Labor Statistics

College Factual

O*NET Online

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