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Best states for a Mechanical Technician

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Do you want to become a Mechanical Technician at Halliburton, and you wonder what that means or entails?

We have the full list of best states for Mechanical Technicians that you can check out, before you begin your journey.

Our research shows that New Mexico is the best state in the country for Mechanical Technicians.

The most common schools for Mechanical Technicians are Universal Technical Institute, University of Phoenix, and Community College of the Air Force, and the most common majors are Electrical Engineering and Automotive Technology.

New Mexico is the best state for jobs for Mechanical Technicians, and District of Columbia is the worst.

The most common pay in New Mexico is $78,258, while the median pay in District of Columbia is $50,009.

We found that the Northeast is best for Mechanical Technicians, and the West is the worst.

Houston is the best city in the country for Mechanical Technician jobs, where as New Mexico is the best state in the country.

The 10 Best States in America For Mechanical Technicians in 2019

  1. New Mexico
  2. Colorado
  3. Texas
  4. Louisiana
  5. Nevada
  6. Wyoming
  7. Alaska
  8. North Dakota
  9. Maine
  10. Oklahoma
  • (382 jobs)
  • (1,616 jobs)
  • (4,003 jobs)
  • (511 jobs)
  • (379 jobs)
  • (128 jobs)
  • (114 jobs)
  • (281 jobs)
  • (196 jobs)
  • (625 jobs)

How did we determine the ranking?

We analyzed our most recent data, particularly the employment statistics, and ranked all 50 states from best to worst for Mechanical Technicians.

We also have the current list of job openings for Mechanical Technicians available below.

Finally, here is the list of all states from best to worst for Mechanical Technician jobs.

If you're interested, you can read more about the job scene here:

The 10 Best States For Mechanical Technicians in 2019

1. New Mexico

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
382 $78,258 $46,000 $131,000 1.41
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in New Mexico

2. Colorado

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
1,616 $67,101 $40,000 $112,000 1.53
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Colorado

3. Texas

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
4,003 $150,372 $109,000 $205,000 1.12
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Texas

4. Louisiana

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
511 $85,500 $51,000 $143,000 1.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Louisiana

5. Nevada

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
379 $66,262 $39,000 $111,000 1.18
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Nevada

6. Wyoming

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
128 $60,238 $35,000 $101,000 1.63
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Wyoming

7. Alaska

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
114 $61,879 $36,000 $103,000 1.38
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Alaska

8. North Dakota

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
281 $57,221 $34,000 $96,000 2.13
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in North Dakota

9. Maine

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
196 $60,931 $36,000 $102,000 1.09
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Maine

10. Oklahoma

Total Mechanical Technician Jobs: Average Annual Salary: Lowest 10 Percent Earn: Highest 10 Percent Earn: Location Quotient:
625 $57,000 $33,000 $95,000 1.58
Location Quotient is a measure used by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to determine how concentrated a certain industry is in a single state compared to the nation as a whole. You can read more about how BLS calculates location quotients here
Mechanical Technician Jobs in Oklahoma

HOW WE DETERMINED THE BEST STATES TO BE a Mechanical Technician

You can read about how the best state rankings are calculated here.

Detailed list of the best states for a Mechanical Technician

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