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Engineering Technicians in Colorado

Want to work in Colorado as an Engineering Technician? Read this first!

14.7% Jobs Projection
$62,910 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Engineering Technicians in Colorado is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Colorado?

There were approximately 1,530 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,620 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in CO Employment Trend

The typical state has 950 Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Colorado has more Engineering Technicians than average.

Engineering Technicians in CO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Colorado

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 14.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. CO

Colorado Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 140 annual job openings, and 1,790 total jobs in 2026 for Engineering Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 7,100 annual jobs and 80,800 total jobs in 2026.

What do Engineering Technicians Make in Colorado?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $35,420 to $95,070 with $62,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.03 to $45.71. The median hourly rate was $30.24.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.15 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.09.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: CO vs. National Average

Top Colorado Metros for Engineering Technicians

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 860 $65,060
Boulder, CO 190 $65,610
Colorado Springs, CO 130 $67,200
Pueblo, CO 50 $48,560

Top States for Engineering Technicians Employment

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

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 11,280 $69,950
Texas 7,580 $62,080
Illinois 6,320 $62,930
Pennsylvania 5,040 $53,740
Virginia 3,580 $78,260
Michigan 2,670 $62,070
Ohio 2,610 $57,110
Florida 2,570 $58,320
Washington 2,550 $76,530
Massachusetts 2,320 $58,510
Louisiana 2,310 $55,050
Arizona 2,300 $56,370
New York 2,200 $62,480
Maryland 2,170 $88,440
New Mexico 1,940 $78,630
Indiana 1,760 $53,960
Georgia 1,570 $58,350
Colorado 1,530 $62,910
Tennessee 1,450 $56,390
Minnesota 1,450 $56,770

Below are the states where Engineering Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $95,130
Maryland $88,440
Maine $81,180
Hawaii $79,600
New Mexico $78,630
Virginia $78,260
New Jersey $76,910
Washington $76,530
Nevada $72,540
Rhode Island $71,320

Discover similar careers:

Occupation CO Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,800
Civil Engineering Technicians 1,370
Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,260
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 500
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 340
Environmental Engineering Technicians 300
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 240

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