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
$44,670
25th Percentile Wage
$57,440
50th Percentile Wage
$71,430
75th Percentile Wage
$84,720
90th Percentile Wage
$99,690

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 $99,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $44,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,4302.03%8.27%
201569,9803.04%-
201467,8501.62%-
201366,7501.84%-
201265,520--

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

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in four 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 electric power generation, transmission and distribution industry with an annual salary $72,280. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $58,360). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$72,280
Utilities
$71,430
Natural Gas Distribution
$68,010
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$58,360

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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