Engineers in Idaho
Considering a career as an Engineer in Idaho?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineers in Idaho are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineers in Idaho is growing faster than average.
Engineers in Idaho earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineers Work in Idaho?
In 2018, there were 370 Engineers working in the state.
There were 420 Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,540 Engineers working in it, which means Idaho has fewer Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Idaho
Jobs for Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 7.9% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.4%.
Idaho Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 50 annual Engineers job openings in Idaho, and 680 total jobs in the year 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 9,500 annual jobs and 141,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Engineers Make in Idaho?
In 2018 wages for Engineers ranged from $45,750 to $176,690 with $111,050 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $22 to $84.95. The median hourly rate was $53.39.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $49.5 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $3.89.
The median salary in Idaho is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Idaho Metros for Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Idaho Falls, ID||80||$111,750|
Top States for Engineers Employment
View the list below to see where most Engineers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||2,640||$141,320|
Below are the states where Engineers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$141,320|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Rémi Kaupp under License
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