Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Sector of Construction

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

Average Annual Salary of Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,090
25th Percentile Wage
$42,500
50th Percentile Wage
$57,570
75th Percentile Wage
$74,740
90th Percentile Wage
$93,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of construction. 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 $93,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,570. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $34,090.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,570
0.96% 13.81%
2016
$57,020
4.63% -
2015
$54,380
2.10% -
2014
$53,240
6.46% -
2013
$49,800
0.36% -
2012
$49,620
- -

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

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in 17 industries in the construction 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 power and communication line and related structures construction industry with an annual salary $72,380. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $37,760). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
$72,380
Utility System Construction
$64,950
Nonresidential Building Construction
$61,880
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$60,030
Construction of Buildings
$58,820
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$58,480
Building Equipment Contractors
$58,270
Specialty Trade Contractors
$57,960
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$56,290
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$56,190
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$55,040
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$52,110
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$49,560
Poured Concrete Foundation and Structure Contractors
$49,220
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$48,510
Land Subdivision
$45,230
Residential Building Construction
$37,760

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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