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Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,800
25th Percentile Wage
$42,000
50th Percentile Wage
$56,340
75th Percentile Wage
$72,670
90th Percentile Wage
$91,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $91,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $32,800.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,3402.75%8.32%
201554,7902.68%-
201453,3201.78%-
201352,3701.37%-
201251,650--

Compare Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in twelve industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services industry with an annual salary $74,800. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $48,410). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$74,800
Scientific Research and Development Services
$65,340
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$65,330
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$64,860
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$61,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$56,340
Specialized Design Services
$56,180
Engineering Services
$54,490
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$54,360
Testing Laboratories
$53,870
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$52,800
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$48,410

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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