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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
$33,660
25th Percentile Wage
$43,030
50th Percentile Wage
$57,530
75th Percentile Wage
$74,030
90th Percentile Wage
$92,690

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 $92,690. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $33,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,530
2.07% 10.22%
2016
$56,340
2.75% -
2015
$54,790
2.68% -
2014
$53,320
1.78% -
2013
$52,370
1.37% -
2012
$51,650
- -

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 management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry (annual salary $53,440). 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
$66,460
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$66,450
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$64,860
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$63,960
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,530
Specialized Design Services
$57,220
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,930
Engineering Services
$55,730
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$55,530
Testing Laboratories
$54,300
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$53,440

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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