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
$34,000
25th Percentile Wage
$43,030
50th Percentile Wage
$57,020
75th Percentile Wage
$72,110
90th Percentile Wage
$88,960

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 $88,960. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,020. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $34,000.

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 construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201657,0204.63%12.98%
201554,3802.10%-
201453,2406.46%-
201349,8000.36%-
201249,620--

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

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in 16 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 $63,670. The lowest paying industry is the residential building construction industry (annual salary $39,220). 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
$63,670
Nonresidential Building Construction
$63,220
Utility System Construction
$63,000
Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors
$57,820
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$57,100
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$56,630
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$56,070
Building Equipment Contractors
$55,750
Specialty Trade Contractors
$55,670
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$55,340
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$55,080
Construction of Buildings
$54,560
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$50,760
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$48,160
Land Subdivision
$45,230
Residential Building Construction
$39,220

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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Highest paying industries for engineering technicians, except drafters.