Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin
Considering a career as an Engineering Technician in Wisconsin?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.
Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineering Technicians Work in Wisconsin?
In 2018, there were 1,380 Engineering Technicians working in the state.
There were 1,190 Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 950 Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Wisconsin has more Engineering Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Wisconsin
Jobs for Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 8.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.2%.
Wisconsin Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates there will be 130 annual job openings, and 1,450 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 Wisconsin?
In 2018 wages for Engineering Technicians ranged from $35,770 to $85,430 with $57,520 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $17.2 to $41.07. The median hourly rate was $27.65.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.79 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.86.
The median salary in Wisconsin is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Wisconsin 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|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||1,110||$57,260|
|Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI||470||$60,410|
|Green Bay, WI||60||$42,380|
|Eau Claire, WI||30||$44,990|
Top States for Engineering Technicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Engineering Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Engineering Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$95,130|
Related Careers in WI
Discover similar careers:
|Occupation||WI Employment Total|
|Mechanical Engineering Technicians||2,100|
|Civil Engineering Technicians||1,970|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians||1,780|
|Industrial Engineering Technicians||980|
|Environmental Engineering Technicians||170|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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