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Engineering Technicians in Georgia

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14.8% Jobs Projection
$58,350 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Georgia?

In 2018, there were 1,570 Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 1,360 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 14.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.


Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 150 annual job openings, and a total of 1,630 jobs for Georgia Engineering Technicians in 2026.

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

What do Engineering Technicians Make in Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $37,930 to $83,790 with $58,350 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.24 to $40.28. The median hourly rate was $28.05.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $29.33 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $1.28.

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


Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 720 $54,740
Warner Robins, GA 130 $71,430
Chattanooga, TN-GA 90 $51,840
Albany, GA 80 $50,050
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 80 $67,940
Athens-Clarke County, GA 70 $42,640
Savannah, GA 40 $71,590

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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