Senior Engineering Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 18, 2020
$89,000
$69,000
$89,000
$115,000
The average senior engineering technician makes about $89,875 per year. That's $43.21 per hour! Those in the lower 10%, such as entry-level positions, only make about $69,000 a year. Meanwhile, the top 10% are sitting pretty with an average salary of $116,000. Many of senior engineering technicians seem to be drawn to finance and technology companies. Unless they care more about money, in which case senior engineering technicians tend to work at energy, health care, and construction companies. Even the employees who work in these industries can confirm that's where the money is. Although money is important, a lot of people base their career decisions solely on location. That's why we found that California, New Mexico and Washington pay senior engineering technicians the highest salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Seattle, WA
$113,441
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Map of Senior Engineering Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Senior Engineering Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary:

Average Senior Engineering Technician Salary By Location

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to California, New Mexico and Washington, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for senior engineering technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are Tennessee, North Dakota, and Indiana.

Average Senior Engineering Technician Salary By Company

If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like KPMG and JPMorgan Chase as they offer the highest salaries for senior engineering technicians.

Company
Average Salary
$102,863
$103k
$100,363
$100k
$96,370
$96k
$96,152
$96k
$95,904
$96k

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Average Senior Engineering Technician Pay By Industry

As we previously stated, senior engineering technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. In fact, our data shows that energy, health care, and construction companies tend to offer much higher salaries for senior engineering technicians. For example, senior engineering technicians make a whopping average salary of $98,133 while working for energy companies. Meanwhile, other people in this field are making $92,169 at health care companies and $90,648 at construction companies. But senior engineering technicians may want to avoid working in the automotive industry as it offers the lowest average salary at $87,148.

Industry
Average Salary
Energy
Energy
$98,133
$98k
Health Care
Health Care
$92,169
$92k
Construction
Construction
$90,648
$91k
Technology
Technology
$89,966
$90k
Telecommunication
Telecommunication
$89,884
$90k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$88,092
$88k
Automotive
Automotive
$87,148
$87k

Senior Engineering Technician Salary History

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Recently Added Senior Engineering Technician Salaries

CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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Senior IOS Engineer/Health Tech Company
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$160,000
$160,000
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Senior Java or Kotlin Engineer/Venture Capital Tech Company/West Hollywood
Senior Java or Kotlin Engineer/Venture Capital Tech Company/West Hollywood
Senior Java or Kotlin Engineer/Venture Capital Tech Company/West Hollywood
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07/17/2020
$160,000
$160,000
07/17/2020
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Traffic Operations Engineering Specialist (Senior Civil Engineering Specialist)
Traffic Operations Engineering Specialist (Senior Civil Engineering Specialist)
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07/08/2020
$100,719
$100,719
07/08/2020
Urgent! Senior Technician, Engineering
Urgent! Senior Technician, Engineering
07/02/2020
07/02/2020
$64,697
$64,697
07/02/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
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Senior IOS Engineer/Health Technology Platform
Senior IOS Engineer/Health Technology Platform
06/09/2020
06/09/2020
$165,000
$165,000
06/09/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
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Senior IOS Engineer/Health Tech AI Company
Senior IOS Engineer/Health Tech AI Company
Senior IOS Engineer/Health Tech AI Company
05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$170,000
$170,000
05/20/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
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Senior Android Engineer/Ed-Tech/SAN Mateo/Kotlin
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05/20/2020
$175,000
$175,000
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Management Decisions, Inc.
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Senior Devops Engineer/Entrepreneurial Start-Up Technology Company
Senior Devops Engineer/Entrepreneurial Start-Up Technology Company
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05/20/2020
05/20/2020
$170,000
$170,000
05/20/2020
Management Decisions, Inc.
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Senior Devops Engineer/Education-Technology Company
Senior Devops Engineer/Education-Technology Company
Senior Devops Engineer/Education-Technology Company
05/06/2020
05/06/2020
$140,000
$140,000
05/06/2020
Engineering Technician Senior
Engineering Technician Senior
04/24/2020
04/24/2020
$53,622
$53,622
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