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Engineering Technicians in Minnesota

Considering a career as an Engineering Technician in Minnesota?

1.3% Jobs Projection
$56,770 Median Salary
130 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Minnesota?

In 2018, there were 1,450 Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 1,660 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 210 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in MN Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 1.3% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,560 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $38,670 to $78,650 with $56,770 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.59 to $37.81. The median hourly rate was $27.29.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $27.28 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.01.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,110 $57,260
Fargo, ND-MN 70 $54,890
St. Cloud, MN 40 $38,680

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 MN Employment Total
Industrial Engineering Technicians 3,340
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,040
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,920
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,370
Environmental Engineering Technicians 730
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 520


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