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Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Michigan

Is Michigan a good place for you to work as a Mechanical Engineering Technician?

10.4% Jobs Projection
$53,470 Median Salary
430 Job Openings

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.

Mechanical Engineering Technicians in MI Employment Trend

The typical state has 525 Mechanical Engineering Technicians working in it, which means Michigan has more Mechanical Engineering Technicians than average.

Mechanical Engineering Technicians in MI vs. the Average State

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%.

Job Projections for Mechanical Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. MI

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.

Mechanical Engineering Technicians Earnings: MI vs. National Average

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
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 3,270 $55,220
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
Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 70 $54,340
Muskegon, MI 40 $51,350

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
Michigan 4,630 $53,470
California 3,540 $60,850
Texas 3,240 $65,570
Pennsylvania 2,600 $54,750
Ohio 2,430 $53,920
Wisconsin 2,100 $51,070
Illinois 2,090 $58,900
Minnesota 1,370 $59,530
New York 1,310 $57,630
Virginia 1,190 $56,760
North Carolina 1,100 $53,480
Tennessee 1,050 $52,640
Indiana 1,050 $53,170
Washington 1,010 $64,240
Utah 970 $53,980
Florida 920 $47,480
South Carolina 900 $58,140
Arizona 850 $57,000
Massachusetts 820 $59,010
Kentucky 670 $49,900

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

State Annual Median Salary
Louisiana $85,640
New Mexico $78,250
Colorado $67,190
Nevada $66,300
Texas $65,570
Washington $64,240
Connecticut $64,160
Alaska $62,050
Maryland $61,080
California $60,850

Discover similar careers:

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
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 320
Environmental Engineering Technicians 170

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