Other Engineering Technician Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for other engineering technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other engineering technicians amongst California metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Other Engineering Technicians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,130
25th Percentile Wage
$53,440
50th Percentile Wage
$69,600
75th Percentile Wage
$87,180
90th Percentile Wage
$103,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other engineering technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $103,050. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $38,130.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18.32
25th Percentile Wage
$25.69
50th Percentile Wage
$33.46
75th Percentile Wage
$41.91
90th Percentile Wage
$49.54

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for other engineering technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.54. The median hourly salary is $33.46. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18.32.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other engineering technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,6002.74%6.34%
201567,6900.93%-
201467,0604.12%-
201364,300-1.38%-
201265,190--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Engineering Technicians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other engineering technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other engineering technicians in state of California ranges from $33,270 to $79,360. The highest paying area for other engineering technicians in California is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $79,360. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward (mean annual salary $78,750). The lowest paying area is Stockton with a median annual salary of $33,270.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$79,360
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$78,750
Bakersfield-Delano
$78,170
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$76,280
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$75,850
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$73,720
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$70,760
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$70,580
Salinas
$69,340
Modesto
$65,670
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$65,340
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$65,010
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$62,920
North Coast Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$62,810
Northern Mountains Region of California nonmetropolitan area
$60,640
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$58,900
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$57,760
Fresno
$55,550
Visalia-Porterville
$53,040
Stockton
$33,270


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