Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

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

Average Annual Salary of Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,290
25th Percentile Wage
$46,150
50th Percentile Wage
$61,830
75th Percentile Wage
$78,460
90th Percentile Wage
$94,890

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for engineering technicians, except drafters in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. 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 $94,890. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $61,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid engineering technicians, except drafters is $35,290.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$61,830
1.97% 8.51%
2016
$60,610
1.81% -
2015
$59,510
1.31% -
2014
$58,730
2.09% -
2013
$57,500
1.62% -
2012
$56,570
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Compare Engineering Technician, Except Drafters Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of engineering technicians, except drafters in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $78,260. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $46,350). For detailed engineering technician, except drafters salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$78,260
Federal government, including USPS
$72,720
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$62,630
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$61,830
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$61,110
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$60,980
State government, including schools and hospitals
$46,530
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$46,350

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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