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All About Engineering Technicians

Job Description & Duties All engineering technicians, except drafters, not listed separately.

Types of Engineering Technician

  • Agricultural Engineering Technician
  • Nondestructive Tester
  • Metallurgist Helper
  • Salvage Engineering Technician
  • Steel Tester

Is There Job Demand for Engineering Technicians?

In the United States, there were 76,800 jobs for Engineering Technician in 2016. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 5.2% which is below the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 4,000 new jobs for Engineering Technician by 2026. The BLS estimates 7,100 yearly job openings in this field.

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The states with the most job growth for Engineering Technician are Utah, Nevada, and Connecticut. Watch out if you plan on working in Vermont, West Virginia, or South Dakota. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

What is the Average Salary of an Engineering Technician

The salary for Engineering Technicians ranges between about $36,120 and $98,720 a year.

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Engineering Technicians who work in District of Columbia, Maryland, or Maine, make the highest salaries.

How much do Engineering Technicians make in each U.S. state?

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $59,380
Alaska $71,850
Arizona $59,210
Arkansas $60,310
California $71,420
Colorado $63,590
Connecticut $64,510
Delaware $51,380
District of Columbia $92,600
Florida $58,860
Georgia $59,830
Hawaii $76,070
Idaho $55,540
Illinois $63,760
Indiana $58,450
Iowa $57,620
Kansas $65,870
Kentucky $58,880
Louisiana $59,930
Maine $79,670
Maryland $84,790
Massachusetts $64,220
Michigan $64,270
Minnesota $57,440
Mississippi $60,500
Missouri $59,830
Montana $59,810
Nebraska $57,630
Nevada $71,330
New Hampshire $57,730
New Jersey $75,380
New Mexico $78,160
New York $63,780
North Carolina $63,600
North Dakota $75,030
Ohio $61,060
Oklahoma $63,790
Oregon $56,890
Pennsylvania $57,210
Rhode Island $73,240
South Carolina $70,820
South Dakota $51,110
Tennessee $57,800
Texas $66,630
Utah $56,480
Vermont $58,960
Virginia $77,280
Washington $74,810
West Virginia $70,550
Wisconsin $58,780
Wyoming $67,110

Where Engineering Technicians Work

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The table below shows the approximate number of Engineering Technicians employed by various industries.

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