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Engineering Technicians in Idaho

Considering a career as an Engineering Technician in Idaho?

9.5% Jobs Projection
$53,780 Median Salary
20 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Idaho?

There were approximately 130 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 140 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in ID Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in ID vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Idaho

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 9.5% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. ID

Idaho Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 20 annual Engineering Technicians job openings in Idaho, and 230 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Engineering Technicians Make in Idaho?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $29,830 to $77,770 with $53,780 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $14.34 to $37.39. The median hourly rate was $25.86.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.62 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.76.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: ID vs. National Average

Top Idaho 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
Logan, UT-ID 50 $40,430
Boise City, ID 50 n/a

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 ID Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,020
Civil Engineering Technicians 230
Industrial Engineering Technicians 190
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 70
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 50
Environmental Engineering Technicians 40

References

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