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Engineering Technicians in Connecticut

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19.3% Jobs Projection
$61,150 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Connecticut?

In 2018, there were 590 Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 480 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in CT Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in CT vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Connecticut

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 19.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. CT

Connecticut Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 680 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 Connecticut?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $36,390 to $98,960 with $61,150 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.49 to $47.58. The median hourly rate was $29.4.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $29.82 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.42.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: CT vs. National Average

Top Connecticut 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
Worcester, MA-CT 470 $52,290
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 270 $54,510
Springfield, MA-CT 210 $56,510
Norwich-New London-Westerly, CT-RI 120 $79,360
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 70 $72,750
New Haven, CT 60 $67,610

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

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Occupation CT Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,550
Industrial Engineering Technicians 990
Civil Engineering Technicians 470
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 430
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 180
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 80
Environmental Engineering Technicians 70


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