Other Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,420
25th Percentile Wage
$43,630
50th Percentile Wage
$56,830
75th Percentile Wage
$72,480
90th Percentile Wage
$89,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other engineering technicians 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) other engineering technicians is $89,940. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other engineering technicians is $34,420.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other engineering technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,8302.27%1.09%
201555,540-2.92%-
201457,1600.19%-
201357,0501.47%-
201256,210--

Compare Other Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of other engineering technicians in 64 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 other engineering technician occupations is the motor vehicle manufacturing industry with an annual salary $81,390. The lowest paying industry is the turned product and screw, nut, and bolt manufacturing industry (annual salary $39,280). For detailed other engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
$81,390
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$71,700
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$70,450
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$70,450
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$67,230
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$62,130
Ship and Boat Building
$62,050
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
$60,520
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$60,450
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing
$60,390
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$59,770
Chemical Manufacturing
$59,370
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing
$59,210
Communications Equipment Manufacturing
$58,930
Industrial Machinery Manufacturing
$58,710
Wood Product Manufacturing
$58,620
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$58,430
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$58,210
Agriculture, Construction, and Mining Machinery Manufacturing
$58,100
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$57,680
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$57,550
Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing
$57,260
Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
$57,020
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$56,600
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$56,520
Paper Manufacturing
$56,330
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$56,180
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$56,180
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$56,130
Architectural and Structural Metals Manufacturing
$56,010
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$55,850
Other Wood Product Manufacturing
$55,570
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$54,890
Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing
$54,830
Machinery Manufacturing
$54,740
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$54,510
Electric Lighting Equipment Manufacturing
$54,420
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$54,160
Rubber Product Manufacturing
$54,040
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$53,170
Other Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$53,110
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$53,010
Ventilation, Heating, Air-Conditioning, and Commercial Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing
$52,730
Household Appliance Manufacturing
$52,720
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$51,950
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$51,810
Office Furniture (including Fixtures) Manufacturing
$51,790
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$51,760
Food Manufacturing
$51,000
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$50,690
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$50,200
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing
$49,230
Textile Mills
$48,950
Cutlery and Handtool Manufacturing
$48,720
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$48,190
Foundries
$46,660
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$45,330
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$44,000
Machine Shops
$43,040
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$42,310
Alumina and Aluminum Production and Processing
$41,960
Forging and Stamping
$41,270
Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing
$40,690
Turned Product and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$39,280

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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