ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$71,000
$45,000
Min 10%
$71,000
Median 50%
$112,000
Max 90%
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
4.0 years
How much does an engineering technician make?
The national average salary for an Engineering Technician in the U.S. is $71,560 annually or $34.4 hourly. There is a huge gap between the top 10 percent earners and the bottom 10 percent earners -- about 67,000. The top 10 percent earn over $112,000, while the bottom 10 percent make less than $45,000 annually. Professional companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maryland, and Virginia are some of the states with the best Engineering Technician salaries in the US. The typical tenure for an Engineering Technician is 4.0 years.

Average Engineering Technician Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries an Engineering Technician makes. Most Engineering Technician jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Amec Foster Wheeler Ventures Inc. and Futurewei Technologies are the best paying companies for Engineering Technicians. Also, companies like Nvidia and HGST pay their Engineering Technicians very well.

Average Engineering Technician Salary By Location

Across America, Engineering Technicians make on average $71,560 annually or $34.4 hourly. Working in San Francisco, CA as an Engineering Technician will pay you the highest wages at around $93,871 per year. Even as an entry-level Engineering Technician, you will make $54,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The top 5 states with the highest reported Engineering Technician salaries are California, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maryland, and Virginia. The lowest earning states are North Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$93,871
2
Washington, DC
$71,959
3
Reston, VA
$71,742
4
Raleigh, NC
$70,819
5
Philadelphia, PA
$69,940

Average Engineering Technician Salary By Industry

Wages for Engineering Technicians can differ based on the industry they work in. Our analysis shows that Internet companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies pay higher-than-average wages for Engineering Technicians. Salaries for Engineering Technicians in Internet companies average $75,962 annually, while Technology companies and Manufacturing companies pay $73,155 and $71,960, respectively. At $68,473, the average salary for Engineering Technicians in the Construction industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$75,962
2
Technology
$73,155
3
Manufacturing
$71,960
4
Hospitality
$70,645
5
Retail
$69,909

RECENTLY ADDED Engineering Technician SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Ojai Valley Sanitary District
Engineering Technician
10/31/2019
$67,473
10/30/2019
$61,274
Department of The Navy Office of Civilian Human Resources
Engineering Technician
Washington, DC
10/30/2019
$83,398
Department of Energy
Engineering Technician
10/30/2019
$67,956
Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Engineering Technician
Raleigh, NC
10/30/2019
$35,479
Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Engineering Technician
Virginia Beach, VA
10/30/2019
$29,218
Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Engineering Technician
Oklahoma City, OK
10/30/2019
$29,218
Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Engineering Technician
Louisville, KY
10/30/2019
$29,218
Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Engineering Technician
10/30/2019
$29,218
Building & Earth Sciences, Inc.
Engineering Technician
Dallas, TX
10/30/2019
$29,218
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