Equipment Engineer Statistics in the US

From where do we know all information about equipment engineer demographics? We analyzed 3,066 equipment engineers resumes to find out what the average demographics are for the job position. Just to be clear, by demographics we mean the study of population-based factors like age, race, and sex. On top of scouring through resumes, we also took note of job proposals from employers and Census Bureau data. And guess what? We found some pretty interesting information.

Equipment Engineer Diversity

From race to gender and even age, we found the average demographic information on those who work as equipment engineers. Keep reading to find out what the results for equipment engineers were.

Equipment Engineer Ethnic Breakdown

The most common ethnicity among equipment engineers is White, which makes up 72.7% of all equipment engineers. Comparatively, there are 14.4% of the Asian ethnicity and 7.8% of the Hispanic or Latino ethnicity.

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  • White, 72.7%
  • Asian, 14.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino, 7.7%
  • Black or African American, 3.0%
  • Unknown, 1.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.5%

Foreign Languages Spoken By Equipment Engineers

The chart below shows that 24.2% of equipment engineers speak Spanish. The second-most popular foreign language spoken is Chinese at 10.5% and Mandarin is the third-most popular at 9.5%.

Job Title
  • Spanish, 24.2%
  • Chinese, 10.5%
  • Mandarin, 9.5%
  • French, 9.5%
  • Carrier, 7.4%
  • Other, 38.9%

Most Common Degree for Equipment Engineer

We assessed our data to determine the typical level of education for equipment engineers. The most common degree for equipment engineers is bachelor's degree. In fact, 53% of equipment engineers earn that degree. A close second is master's degree with 21% and rounding it off is associate degree with 13%.

Job Title
  • Bachelors degree, 64%
  • Associate degree, 15%
  • Certificate degree, 9%
  • Masters degree, 8%
  • Other Degrees, 4%

Equipment Engineer Race And Ethnicity Over Time

Using the Census Bureau data, we found out how the percentage of each ethnic category trended between 2008-2018 among equipment engineers.

  • White
  • Asian
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American

Equipment Engineer Gender Over Time

This data shows how men and women predominate in the equipment engineer position over time.


Equipment Engineer Unemployment Rate Over Time

The Bureau of Labor Statistics came in clutch when it came down to figuring out how the unemployment rate has changed over time. Between 2008 and 2018, this is how the number of equipment engineers changed.

  • Unemployment rate

Age Based On Ethnicity And Gender

We determined the average age of equipment engineers based on ethnicity and gender.


Number Of Years On The Job For Equipment Engineer

By looking over 3,066 equipment engineers resumes, we figured out that the average equipment engineer enjoys staying at their job for 1-2 years for a percentage of 35%.

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Less than one year

1-2 years

3-4 years

5-7 years

8-10 years

11+ years

Equipment Engineer Age Breakdown

This chart breaks down the ages of equipment engineer employees. Interestingly enough, the average age of equipment engineers is 40+ years old, which represents 52% of the population.

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20-30 years

30-40 years

40+ years

Comparing The Gender Ratio of Equipment Engineers with Other Job Titles

We compared this job title with other job titles to see how gender percentages varied. As you can see, machine tool designer and senior electronics design engineer have the biggest difference in gender.

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Job Titleascdesc
Domestic Engineer13%83%
Equipment Engineer85%9%
Senior Field Service Engineer93%4%
Senior Electronics Design Engineer94%2%
Machine Tool Designer95%2%
Machine Tool Designer
Senior Electronics Design Engineer
Senior Field Service Engineer
Equipment Engineer
Domestic Engineer

Comparing The LGBT Ratio of Equipment Engineers with Other Job Titles

After finding the gender ratio, we wondered if the percentages of LGBT persons were different as well. Using the data below, you can see how other job titles compare to equipment engineers.

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Job Titleascdesc
Principal Hardware Engineer3.53%
Customer Field Engineer4.72%
Structural Design Engineer5.29%
Equipment Engineer6.59%
Health And Safety Manager7.24%
Mine Safety Director7.40%
Loads Engineer8.02%

How Much Do Women Make Compared To Man As Equipment Engineer?

Male Income
Female Income

Equipment Engineer Income By Gender And Race/Ethnicity

We found interesting that White men and Hispanic or Latino men make more money compared to others.

  • Male
  • Female
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino

Equipment Engineer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

All Race and Ethnicity
Bachelor's Degree$87,359
Master's Degree$100,051
Doctorate Degree$112,228

Equipment Engineer Income By Race/Ethnicity And Education

This chart shows the impact that education has on the income level of different ethnicities.

  • Asian
  • Black or African American
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • White
Bachelor's Degree
Master's Degree
Doctorate Degree

Equipment Engineer Heatmaps

The amount you can make as an equipment engineer can depend on where you live. For example, the highest salary of equipment engineers is $132,887. Use our chart to find out where that salary is located.

Where Do Equipment Engineers Earn The Most?

The map here shows where equipment engineers earn the highest salaries in the U.S. The darker areas across the 50 states highlight the highest salaries.

Average Salary

Where Are Equipment Engineers Located?

By looking through more than 3,066 resumes, we found that the most popular places for equipment engineers are TX, Austin and TX, Houston.

Number of Equipment Engineers

Equipment Engineer Employment Statistics

This section highlights the information we gathered about the types of businesses and industries that employ equipment engineers. We found that the most common company type is public. In addition, the industry that employs the most equipment engineers is the technology industry.

Company Size

We created this chart to show you the average size of companies that typically hire equipment engineers.

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< 50 employees

50 - 100 employees

100 - 500 employees

500 - 1,000 employees

1,000 - 10,000 employees

> 10,000

The Types Of Companies Equipment Engineer Work In

Employees with the equipment engineer job title have their preferences when it comes to working for a company. For instance, most equipment engineers prefer to work at public companies over private companies.

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Industry Concentration

Just based on the number of employees within each industry, we were able to determine the most common industries that employ equipment engineers. Those industries include technology, manufacturing and energy.

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