Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Sector of Utilities

The salary statistics of engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of utilities are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare engineering technician, except drafters salaries in different industries within the utilities sector.

Average Annual Salary of Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,370
25th Percentile Wage
$60,820
50th Percentile Wage
$74,290
75th Percentile Wage
$89,380
90th Percentile Wage
$101,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of utilities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) engineering technicians, except drafters is $101,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $48,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,290
3.85% 11.81%
2016
$71,430
2.03% -
2015
$69,980
3.04% -
2014
$67,850
1.62% -
2013
$66,750
1.84% -
2012
$65,520
- -

Compare Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in seven industries in the utilities sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for engineering technician, except drafters occupations is the nuclear electric power generation industry with an annual salary $77,370. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $63,920). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$77,370
Natural Gas Distribution
$77,090
Hydroelectric Power Generation
$75,740
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$74,570
Utilities
$74,290
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$74,160
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$63,920

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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