Engineers in Minnesota
Is Minnesota a good place for you to work as an Engineer?
While jobs for Engineers in Minnesota are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.
Employment for Engineers in Minnesota is expected to decrease.
Engineers in Minnesota earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineers Work in Minnesota?
2,450 people worked as Engineers in 2018 in this state.
There were 2,640 Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 190 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,540 Engineers working in it, which means Minnesota has more Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Minnesota
Jobs for Engineers in this state are declining at a rate of 0.4% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.4%.
Minnesota Annual Job Openings
The BLS is projecting 170 annual Engineers job openings in Minnesota, and 2,750 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 Minnesota?
In 2018 wages for Engineers ranged from $66,060 to $141,880 with $101,270 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $31.76 to $68.21. The median hourly rate was $48.69.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $49.87 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate declined by $1.18.
The median salary in Minnesota is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Minnesota Metros for Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI||2,130||$102,890|
|Grand Forks, ND-MN||50||$93,390|
|St. Cloud, MN||40||$65,080|
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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