Engineers in Ohio
Is Ohio a good place for you to work as an Engineer?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Engineers in Ohio are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Engineers in Ohio is growing faster than average.
Engineers in Ohio earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Engineers Work in Ohio?
In Ohio, there were 7,100 people working as Engineers in the year 2018.
There were 6,870 Engineers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 230 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 1,540 Engineers working in it, which means Ohio has more Engineers than average.
Job Projections for Ohio
Jobs for Engineers in this state are growing at a rate of 6.1% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 6.4%.
Ohio Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 530 annual job openings, and a total of 7,830 jobs for Ohio Engineers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 9,500 annual jobs and 141,000 total jobs in 2026.
What do Engineers Make in Ohio?
In 2018 wages for Engineers ranged from $45,580 to $147,280 with $89,390 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $21.91 to $70.81. The median hourly rate was $42.97.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $41.94 an hour.
The hourly rate grew by $1.03.
The median salary in Ohio is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Ohio Metros for Engineers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Engineers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
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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