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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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.
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.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors|| |
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Land Subdivision|| |
|Residential Building Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .