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Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as a Mechanical Engineering Technician? Read this first!

5.2% Jobs Projection
$51,070 Median Salary
140 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin is growing faster than average.

  • Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Wisconsin earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Mechanical Engineering Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

In 2018, there were 2,100 Mechanical Engineering Technicians working in the state.

There were 2,170 Mechanical Engineering Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Mechanical Engineering Technicians in WI Employment Trend

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

Mechanical Engineering Technicians in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Mechanical Engineering Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 5.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 5.0%.

Job Projections for Mechanical Engineering Technicians: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 140 annual Mechanical Engineering Technicians job openings in Wisconsin, and 1,620 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 4,200 annual jobs and 48,400 total jobs in 2026.

What do Mechanical Engineering Technicians Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Mechanical Engineering Technicians ranged from $34,240 to $73,950 with $51,070 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.46 to $35.55. The median hourly rate was $24.55.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $24.24 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $0.31.

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

Mechanical Engineering Technicians Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,280 $58,370
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1,090 $61,470
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 620 $52,010
Madison, WI 190 $51,040
Sheboygan, WI 150 $53,270
Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 140 $57,210
Appleton, WI 100 $50,080
Green Bay, WI 90 $50,240
Racine, WI 90 $52,850
Eau Claire, WI 80 $60,660
Janesville-Beloit, WI 50 $57,070
Fond du Lac, WI 50 $44,790
Wausau, WI 40 $46,010

Top States for Mechanical Engineering Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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

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Occupation WI Employment Total
Civil Engineering Technicians 1,970
Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians 1,780
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters 1,380
Industrial Engineering Technicians 980
Environmental Engineering Technicians 170
Electro-Mechanical Technicians 50

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