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Engineering Technicians in Missouri

Want to work in Missouri as an Engineering Technician? Read this first!

8.3% Jobs Projection
$58,750 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Missouri?

There were approximately 720 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 650 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in MO Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in MO vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Missouri

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. MO

Missouri Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 70 annual Engineering Technicians job openings in Missouri, and 780 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 Missouri?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $32,050 to $91,430 with $58,750 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.41 to $43.96. The median hourly rate was $28.24.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.85 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.61.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: MO vs. National Average

Top Missouri 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
St. Louis, MO-IL 640 $64,840
Kansas City, MO-KS 520 $59,630
Jefferson City, MO 40 $44,980

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 MO Employment Total
Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,320
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,260
Civil Engineering Technicians 950
Environmental Engineering Technicians 390
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 310
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians 70
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 40


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