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12.7% Jobs Projection
$62,480 Median Salary
220 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 2,200 Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 2,160 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

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New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 220 annual job openings, and 2,400 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 York?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $39,000 to $92,120 with $62,480 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $18.75 to $44.29. The median hourly rate was $30.04.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.37 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.67.

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

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Top New York 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
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 310 $71,020
Binghamton, NY 170 $49,260
Rochester, NY 160 $55,720
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 140 $61,360
Syracuse, NY 90 $50,520
Utica-Rome, NY 40 $56,100

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

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