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Highest Paying States for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

The highest paying states for electrical and electronics engineering 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 electrical and electronics engineering technicians in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $81,340, Alaska is the highest paying state for electrical and electronics engineering technicians. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $75,220). 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 electrical and electronics engineering technicians in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Electrical and Electronics Engineering Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Alaska
$81,340
$54,450 490
2 District of Columbia
$75,220
$63,820 340
3 Hawaii
$72,560
$42,160 550
4 Vermont
$69,820
$42,630 320
5 Nevada
$68,670
$45,310 1,570
6 Maryland
$68,210
$43,780 3,940
7 Washington
$67,500
$44,110 2,180
8 Virginia
$66,210
$41,360 5,720
9 Montana
$66,200
$38,270 150
10 Maine
$66,200
$42,670 360
11 Colorado
$66,200
$42,660 1,640
12 West Virginia
$66,200
$35,670 380
13 Illinois
$66,190
$40,890 3,810
14 New Jersey
$66,190
$41,250 2,570
15 Massachusetts
$66,190
$41,840 5,170
16 Missouri
$65,280
$37,610 1,720
17 California
$64,740
$37,390 24,250
18 Wyoming
$64,720
$40,880 100
19 North Dakota
$64,580
$44,410 340
20 Arizona
$64,550
$41,820 2,820
21 New York
$64,300
$37,830 5,880
22 Oklahoma
$62,730
$35,740 1,550
23 Rhode Island
$62,380
$32,220 720
24 New Mexico
$62,010
$35,850 1,300
25 Indiana
$61,520
$35,510 2,230
26 Alabama
$61,220
$35,790 2,020
27 Connecticut
$60,930
$37,720 1,530
28 Arkansas
$60,930
$36,500 570
29 Minnesota
$60,910
$39,420 2,360
30 Kansas
$60,740
$36,180 960
31 Utah
$60,660
$36,190 1,570
32 Texas
$60,390
$36,270 15,370
33 Oregon
$60,330
$40,250 2,850
34 Georgia
$59,730
$32,470 3,840
35 North Carolina
$59,660
$37,910 2,630
36 Iowa
$59,100
$36,670 1,000
37 Ohio
$58,150
$34,400 2,450
38 Kentucky
$57,930
$28,650 910
39 Mississippi
$57,060
$33,910 1,150
40 Nebraska
$56,890
$36,750 470
41 Idaho
$56,590
$36,960 660
42 Florida
$56,160
$33,040 5,400
43 New Hampshire
$56,000
$38,440 1,090
44 South Carolina
$55,420
$34,950 1,700
45 Pennsylvania
$54,690
$33,790 5,260
46 Delaware
$54,660
$35,500 180
47 Michigan
$54,650
$32,440 3,180
48 Tennessee
$54,600
$34,320 2,430
49 Wisconsin
$54,550
$34,870 2,070
50 Guam
$53,860
$21,730 70
51 Louisiana
$51,310
$31,430 1,460
52 South Dakota
$46,700
$32,840 170
53 Puerto Rico
$40,280
$22,910 1,080
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