Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Michigan
Is Michigan a good place for you to work as a Mechanical Engineering Technician?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Michigan are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Michigan is growing faster than average.
Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Mechanical Engineering Technicians Work in Michigan?
In 2018, there were 4,630 Mechanical Engineering Technicians working in the state.
There were 4,910 Mechanical Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.
That’s a decline of 280 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 525 Mechanical Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Michigan has more Mechanical Engineering Technicians than average.
Job Projections for Michigan
Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.0%.
Michigan Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 430 annual job openings, and a total of 4,760 jobs for Michigan Mechanical Engineering Technicians in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 4,200 annual jobs and 48,400 total jobs in 2026.
What do Mechanical Engineering Technicians Make in Michigan?
In 2018 wages for Mechanical Engineering Technicians ranged from $33,530 to $81,430 with $53,470 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.12 to $39.15. The median hourly rate was $25.71.
In 2017 the median pay for this field was $25.93 an hour.
The hourly rate declined by $0.22.
The median salary in Michigan is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top Michigan Metros for Mechanical Engineering Technicians
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Mechanical Engineering Technicians.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI||420||$48,200|
|Ann Arbor, MI||120||$53,970|
|Lansing-East Lansing, MI||110||$49,420|
|Niles-Benton Harbor, MI||90||$60,410|
Top States for Mechanical Engineering Technicians Employment
View the list below to see where most Mechanical Engineering Technicians work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
Below are the states where Mechanical Engineering Technicians get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
Related Careers in MI
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|Occupation||MI Employment Total|
|Industrial Engineering Technicians||4,430|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians||2,790|
|Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters||2,670|
|Civil Engineering Technicians||1,690|
|Environmental Engineering Technicians||170|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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