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Engineering Technicians in South Dakota

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Engineering Technicians in South Dakota

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$53,450 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Engineering Technicians in South Dakota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Engineering Technicians Work in South Dakota?

There were approximately 80 workers employed as Engineering Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 80 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Engineering Technicians in SD Employment Trend

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

Engineering Technicians in SD vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Dakota

Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 5.2%.

Job Projections for Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. SD

South Dakota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 10 annual job openings, and a total of 90 jobs for South Dakota 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 South Dakota?

In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $25,380 to $77,560 with $53,450 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.2 to $37.29. The median hourly rate was $25.7.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $26.44 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.74.

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

Engineering Technicians Earnings: SD vs. National Average

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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Occupation SD Employment Total
Civil Engineering Technicians 380
Industrial Engineering Technicians 150
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 150
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 130


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