Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,770
25th Percentile Wage
$43,480
50th Percentile Wage
$55,410
75th Percentile Wage
$70,010
90th Percentile Wage
$83,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $83,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $34,770.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,4100.69%5.81%
201555,0300.94%-
201454,5102.44%-
201353,1801.86%-
201252,190--

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

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in 99 industries in the manufacturing 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 beverage manufacturing industry with an annual salary $72,780. The lowest paying industry is the apparel manufacturing industry (annual salary $33,700). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Beverage Manufacturing
$72,780
Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing
$72,070
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$69,880
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$67,060
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$67,060
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$66,520
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$64,880
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$64,300
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$61,890
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$61,620
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$61,080
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$59,180
Chemical Manufacturing
$59,180
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$58,790
Ship and Boat Building
$58,500
Grain and Oilseed Milling
$58,060
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$57,790
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$57,650
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$57,460
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$57,030
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$56,990
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$56,960
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$56,530
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$55,830
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$55,780
Boiler, Tank, and Shipping Container Manufacturing
$54,380
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$54,090
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$54,020
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$53,990
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$53,890
Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
$53,780
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$53,680
Paper Manufacturing
$53,600
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$53,560
Steel Product Manufacturing from Purchased Steel
$53,290
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$53,160
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$53,160
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$53,110
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$53,070
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$53,000
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$52,740
Machinery Manufacturing
$52,660
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$52,460
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$52,340
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$52,150
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$52,150
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$52,030
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$51,990
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$51,820
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$51,780
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$51,700
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$51,540
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$51,520
Other Furniture Related Product Manufacturing
$51,040
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$50,990
Textile Furnishings Mills
$50,790
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$50,630
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$50,450
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$50,070
Wood Kitchen Cabinet and Countertop Manufacturing
$50,000
Printing and Related Support Activities
$49,920
Printing and Related Support Activities
$49,920
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$49,820
Veneer, Plywood, and Engineered Wood Product Manufacturing
$49,510
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$49,270
Hardware Manufacturing
$49,040
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$48,940
Textile and Fabric Finishing and Fabric Coating Mills
$48,940
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$48,780
Food Manufacturing
$48,660
Wood Product Manufacturing
$48,610
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$48,480
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$48,390
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$48,300
Spring and Wire Product Manufacturing
$47,880
Clay Product and Refractory Manufacturing
$47,620
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$47,540
Machine Shops
$47,430
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$47,390
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$47,170
Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
$47,160
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$47,090
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$47,090
Foundries
$46,910
Household and Institutional Furniture and Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturing
$46,850
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$46,800
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$46,580
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$46,320
Textile Product Mills
$46,310
Household and Institutional Furniture Manufacturing
$45,130
Cement and Concrete Product Manufacturing
$45,040
Animal Slaughtering and Processing
$44,640
Other Food Manufacturing
$43,710
Forging and Stamping
$43,480
Fabric Mills
$41,880
Other Textile Product Mills
$41,030
Textile Mills
$39,080
Fiber, Yarn, and Thread Mills
$35,770
Apparel Manufacturing
$33,700

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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