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Other Engineering Technician Salary Information

The salary statistics of other engineering technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other engineering technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other engineering technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Other Engineering Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,030
25th Percentile Wage
$46,810
50th Percentile Wage
$62,230
75th Percentile Wage
$79,290
90th Percentile Wage
$97,270

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other engineering technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other engineering technicians is $97,270. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,030. Note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 177% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$62,230
-0.16% 4.48%
2016
$62,330
1.72% -
2015
$61,260
-0.52% -
2014
$61,580
1.66% -
2013
$60,560
1.85% -
2012
$59,440
- -

Table 2. Other Engineering Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other engineering technicians in 17 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other engineering technicians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $74,760. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $49,850).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$74,760
Federal, State, and Local Government
$73,160
Transportation and Warehousing
$65,650
Retail Trade
$64,590
Mining
$64,260
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$63,830
Finance and Insurance
$61,810
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$61,710
Construction
$60,450
Wholesale Trade
$60,120
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$59,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$59,660
Information
$58,540
Manufacturing
$55,960
Health Care and Social Assistance
$54,940
Educational Services
$51,090
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$49,850

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Engineering Technicians by States

From the above tables we note that not only other engineering technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other engineering technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $33,650 to $93,010. The highest paying state for other engineering technicians is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $93,010. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $33,650. For more salary information of other engineering technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
District of Columbia
$93,010
Maryland
$86,450
Hawaii
$79,750
Virginia
$78,260
Washington
$77,930
Maine
$77,380
New Mexico
$75,600
New Jersey
$75,000
Rhode Island
$72,950
Wyoming
$70,250
Nevada
$69,820
California
$69,070
Alaska
$68,740
South Carolina
$66,340
West Virginia
$66,240
North Dakota
$66,220
Oklahoma
$64,220
Massachusetts
$63,740
Alabama
$63,690
North Carolina
$63,030
Montana
$62,970
Colorado
$62,720
Connecticut
$62,030
Illinois
$62,020
Delaware
$61,330
Georgia
$61,010
Texas
$60,510
Missouri
$60,010
Nebraska
$59,010
New York
$59,000
Mississippi
$58,690
Guam
$58,560
Arkansas
$57,810
Michigan
$57,430
Indiana
$56,870
Minnesota
$56,730
Ohio
$56,540
Kansas
$56,210
Arizona
$55,940
Wisconsin
$55,730
Louisiana
$55,420
Idaho
$55,370
Vermont
$55,130
South Dakota
$55,000
Utah
$54,590
Oregon
$53,850
Iowa
$53,810
Florida
$53,780
Tennessee
$53,310
Pennsylvania
$52,350
New Hampshire
$52,300
Kentucky
$45,160
Puerto Rico
$33,650



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