Engineers in Montana
Considering a career as an Engineer in Montana?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineers in Montana are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineers in Montana is growing slower than average.
Engineers in Montana earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineers Work in Montana?
In 2018, there were 210 Engineers working in the state.
There were 190 Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,540 Engineers working in it, which means Montana has fewer Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Montana
Jobs for Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.5% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.4%.
Montana Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 20 annual job openings, and a total of 230 jobs for Montana Engineers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 9,500 annual jobs and 141,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Engineers Make in Montana?
In 2018 wages for Engineers ranged from $55,360 to $95,370 with $81,600 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.62 to $45.85. The median hourly rate was $39.23.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $38.77 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $0.46.
The median salary in Montana is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top States for Engineers Employment
The table below shows the states 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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