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Engineering Technicians in Michigan

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

6.6% Jobs Projection
$62,070 Median Salary
240 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Michigan?

There were approximately 2,670 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 2,260 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 410 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.


Michigan Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 240 annual job openings, and 2,730 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,570 to $99,770 with $62,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.62 to $47.97. The median hourly rate was $29.84.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $27.61 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $2.23.

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


Top Michigan 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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 1,640 $68,620
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 260 $46,840
Ann Arbor, MI 160 $64,460
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 70 $60,140
Muskegon, MI 70 $41,770
Lansing-East Lansing, MI 40 $48,360
Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 30 n/a

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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