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Engineering Technicians in Florida

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

5.0% Jobs Projection
$58,320 Median Salary
370 Job Openings

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Florida?

2,570 people worked as Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,210 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 360 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in FL Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in FL vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 5.0% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. FL

Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 370 annual job openings, and 4,210 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 Florida?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $33,180 to $86,900 with $58,320 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.95 to $41.78. The median hourly rate was $28.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.86 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $2.18.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: FL vs. National Average

Top Florida 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
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 450 $52,630
Jacksonville, FL 400 $73,460
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 380 $53,330
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 180 $61,070
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 130 $69,380
Panama City, FL 110 $74,890
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 90 $68,170
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 50 $57,310
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 40 $66,190
Tallahassee, FL 40 $36,160

Top States for Engineering Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation FL Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 6,350
Civil Engineering Technicians 3,510
Industrial Engineering Technicians 2,390
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 920
Environmental Engineering Technicians 690
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 630
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 130

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