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.
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.
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|
|District of Columbia||$92,600|
Where Engineering Technicians Work
The table below shows the approximate number of Engineering Technicians employed by various industries.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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