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Environmental Engineering Technicians in Kentucky

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6.7% Jobs Projection
$46,280 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Environmental Engineering Technicians in Kentucky are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Environmental Engineering Technicians in Kentucky is growing faster than average.

  • Environmental Engineering Technicians in Kentucky earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Environmental Engineering Technicians Work in Kentucky?

120 people worked as Environmental Engineering Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 130 Environmental Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Environmental Engineering Technicians in KY Employment Trend

The typical state has 215 Environmental Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Kentucky has fewer Environmental Engineering Technicians than average.

Environmental Engineering Technicians in KY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Kentucky

Jobs for Environmental Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.4%.

Job Projections for Environmental Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. KY

Kentucky Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 160 total jobs in 2026 for Environmental Engineering Technicians in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,700 annual jobs and 19,100 total jobs in 2026.

What do Environmental Engineering Technicians Make in Kentucky?

In 2018 wages for Environmental Engineering Technicians ranged from $31,550 to $64,170 with $46,280 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.17 to $30.85. The median hourly rate was $22.25.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $23.16 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.91.

The median salary in Kentucky is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Environmental Engineering Technicians Earnings: KY vs. National Average

Top Kentucky Metros for Environmental Engineering Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Environmental Engineering Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 40 $57,740
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 30 $36,190

Top States for Environmental Engineering Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Environmental Engineering Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 3,240 $54,760
Texas 1,240 $46,930
Pennsylvania 820 $46,170
Minnesota 730 $0
Massachusetts 700 $51,770
Tennessee 690 $56,510
Florida 690 $42,770
New York 640 $56,430
Maryland 560 $58,780
Georgia 550 $40,770
Illinois 520 $48,110
New Jersey 470 $42,910
Washington 450 $73,490
Oklahoma 430 $48,460
Missouri 390 $38,390
Ohio 370 $45,800
Louisiana 330 $44,580
Virginia 310 $44,700
Colorado 300 $59,790
South Carolina 290 $0

Below are the states where Environmental Engineering Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Washington $73,490
Oregon $60,200
Nevada $59,830
Colorado $59,790
Maryland $58,780
Alaska $57,330
Wyoming $56,740
Tennessee $56,510
New York $56,430
Delaware $56,170

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Occupation KY Employment Total
Civil Engineering Technicians 2,140
Industrial Engineering Technicians 1,090
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 880
Mechanical Engineering Technicians 670
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 620
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 40

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