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Highest Paying States for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

The highest paying states for aerospace engineering and operations technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $78,060, New York is the highest paying state for aerospace engineering and operations technicians. It is followed by Indiana (average annual salary $73,940). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [1]. For more salary information of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 New York
$78,060
$41,970 170
2 Indiana
$73,940
$50,020 160
3 Oklahoma
$73,070
$38,360 70
4 California
$72,080
$51,140 2,490
5 Colorado
$72,050
$50,480 310
6 Washington
$71,660
$43,030 890
7 Ohio
$71,120
$49,740 420
8 Connecticut
$70,820
$42,300 150
9 Virginia
$70,240
$41,300 160
10 Maryland
$70,150
$47,160 450
11 Florida
$69,480
$43,130 730
12 Missouri
$67,200
$47,860 90
13 North Dakota
$61,670
$29,840 40
14 Texas
$60,760
$39,760 1,200
15 Oregon
$60,490
$43,930 50
16 Alabama
$60,260
$32,670 190
17 Kansas
$59,300
$37,360 420
18 Nevada
$58,930
$41,670 90
19 New Jersey
$58,700
$34,280 320
20 District of Columbia
$57,730
$50,850 0
21 Arizona
$57,390
$32,810 570
22 Michigan
$56,930
$41,620 60
23 Arkansas
$56,800
$41,020 60
24 Illinois
$56,760
$42,440 180
25 Georgia
$54,850
$40,850 240
26 Tennessee
$54,540
$41,660 30
27 Pennsylvania
$47,690
$36,750 50

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of aerospace engineering and operations technicians in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for aerospace engineering and operations technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.