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Engineering Technicians in North Dakota

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Engineering Technicians in North Dakota

Considering a career as an Engineering Technician in North Dakota?

13.8% Jobs Projection
$60,110 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in North Dakota?

In North Dakota, there were 770 people working as Engineering Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 400 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 370 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Engineering Technicians in ND Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in ND vs. the Average State

Job Projections for North Dakota

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 13.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. ND

North Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 30 annual Engineering Technicians job openings in North Dakota, and 330 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 North Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $40,880 to $124,960 with $60,110 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $19.65 to $60.08. The median hourly rate was $28.9.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $31.84 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.94.

The median salary in North Dakota is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Engineering Technicians Earnings: ND vs. National Average

Top North Dakota 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
Bismarck, ND 80 $82,290
Fargo, ND-MN 70 $54,890

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 ND Employment Total
Civil Engineering Technicians 460
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 270
Industrial Engineering Technicians 170
Environmental Engineering Technicians 80
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 60


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