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Engineering Technicians in Maryland

Is Maryland a good place for you to work as an Engineering Technician?

2.3% Jobs Projection
$88,440 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Engineering Technicians in Maryland is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Maryland?

There were approximately 2,170 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,730 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 440 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in MD Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in MD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Maryland

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 2.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. MD

Maryland Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 150 annual job openings, and a total of 1,750 jobs for Maryland 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 Maryland?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $56,690 to $106,520 with $88,440 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $27.25 to $51.21. The median hourly rate was $42.52.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.56 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.96.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: MD vs. National Average

Top Maryland 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
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,330 $86,720
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 1,170 $88,440
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,150 $64,880
California-Lexington Park, MD 290 $92,440

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

Discover similar careers:

Occupation MD Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 3,380
Civil Engineering Technicians 1,290
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 660
Industrial Engineering Technicians 660
Environmental Engineering Technicians 560
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 460
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 340


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