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Engineering Technicians in New Jersey

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6.3% Jobs Projection
$76,910 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in New Jersey?

950 people worked as Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 880 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

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


The amount of Engineering Technicians working in the state is similar to the average state.


Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.


New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 1,010 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 New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,640 to $109,260 with $76,910 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.65 to $52.53. The median hourly rate was $36.98.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.06 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.92.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,740 $70,100
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,150 $64,880
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 340 $54,460
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 40 $72,450

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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