Engineering Technicians in Kentucky
Considering a career as an Engineering Technician in Kentucky?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineering Technicians in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineering Technicians in Kentucky is growing slower than average.
Engineering Technicians in Kentucky earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Kentucky?
In 2018, there were 620 Engineering Technicians working in the state.
There were 480 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 950 Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Engineering Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Kentucky
Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 4.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.
Kentucky Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 60 annual job openings, and 720 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 Kentucky?
In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $38,840 to $79,870 with $57,930 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.67 to $38.4. The median hourly rate was $27.85.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.71 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $6.14.
The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Kentucky 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|
Top States for Engineering Technicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Engineering Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Engineering Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$95,130|
Related Careers in KY
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|Occupation||KY Employment Total|
|Civil Engineering Technicians||2,140|
|Industrial Engineering Technicians||1,090|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians||880|
|Mechanical Engineering Technicians||670|
|Environmental Engineering Technicians||120|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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