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Engineering Technicians in Nevada

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

21.6% Jobs Projection
$72,540 Median Salary
40 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Nevada?

There were approximately 260 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 310 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in NV Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in NV vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Nevada

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 21.6% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. NV

Nevada Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 40 annual job openings, and a total of 450 jobs for Nevada 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 Nevada?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $47,730 to $93,920 with $72,540 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22.95 to $45.16. The median hourly rate was $34.88.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $33.57 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.31.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: NV vs. National Average

Top Nevada 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
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 140 $74,190
Reno, NV 50 $50,860

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 NV Employment Total
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,520
Civil Engineering Technicians 910
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 230
Environmental Engineering Technicians 160
Industrial Engineering Technicians 120
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 80


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