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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 $88,410, Washington is the highest paying state for aerospace engineering and operations technicians. It is followed by Mississippi (average annual salary $84,220). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [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 Washington
$88,410
$46,660 370
2 Mississippi
$84,220
$51,900 0
3 Indiana
$73,940
$50,020 160
4 Hawaii
$71,940
$46,230 40
5 Maryland
$71,890
$45,530 380
6 Colorado
$71,610
$45,800 310
7 New York
$70,090
$42,680 170
8 Ohio
$69,860
$51,610 730
9 California
$69,690
$46,830 2,820
10 Tennessee
$69,480
$44,570 30
11 Kentucky
$68,600
$43,390 0
12 Oklahoma
$68,550
$40,060 70
13 Virginia
$68,190
$41,850 160
14 New Mexico
$67,690
$43,940 150
15 Missouri
$67,200
$47,860 90
16 Minnesota
$64,670
$40,440 100
17 New Jersey
$64,570
$42,990 320
18 Connecticut
$64,350
$37,940 120
19 Louisiana
$64,320
$43,540 150
20 Kansas
$63,960
$40,620 560
21 Arizona
$62,720
$39,810 550
22 North Dakota
$61,670
$29,840 40
23 Iowa
$61,280
$47,880 160
24 Utah
$60,420
$45,410 170
25 Texas
$60,370
$40,510 1,330
26 Nevada
$58,930
$41,670 90
27 North Carolina
$58,750
$29,880 80
28 Florida
$58,100
$37,560 720
29 Oregon
$57,820
$36,220 60
30 District of Columbia
$57,730
$50,850 0
31 Illinois
$57,320
$28,670 50
32 Michigan
$56,930
$41,620 60
33 Arkansas
$56,800
$41,020 60
34 Alabama
$55,720
$30,370 410
35 Georgia
$54,850
$40,850 240
36 Pennsylvania
$47,690
$36,750 40

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.

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