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

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

Average Annual Salary of Other Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$44,490
25th Percentile Wage
$57,630
50th Percentile Wage
$71,030
75th Percentile Wage
$84,070
90th Percentile Wage
$97,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other engineering technicians 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) other engineering technicians is $97,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $71,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other engineering technicians is $44,490.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,0301.18%6.39%
201570,1900.51%-
201469,8301.89%-
201368,5102.95%-
201266,490--

Compare Other Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of other engineering technicians 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 other engineering technician occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $75,110. The lowest paying industry is the state government, including schools and hospitals industry (annual salary $49,560). For detailed other engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$75,110
Federal government, including USPS
$75,110
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$71,030
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$69,100
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$62,830
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$62,640
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$52,190
State government, including schools and hospitals
$49,560

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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