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Engineering technician salary in United States

How much does an Engineering Technician make in the United States?

Average base salary

$25.99
Overtime
$8,375per year
Non-cash benefit
401(k)
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The average salary for a engineering technician is $25.99 per hour in the United States and $8,375 overtime per year.3.1k salaries reported, updated at November 24, 2022

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Salaries by years of experience in the United States

Years of experiencePer hour
Less than 1 year
1 to 2 years
3 to 5 years
6 to 9 years
More than 10 years
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Top companies for Engineering Technicians in United States

  1. Sawgrass Ford
    4.0star
    48 reviews13 salaries reported
    $38.48per hour
  2. $35.68per hour
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Highest paying cities for Engineering Technicians near United States

  1. San Jose, CA
    $30.44 per hour
    9 salaries reported
  2. Fremont, CA
    $29.17 per hour
    42 salaries reported
  3. San Diego, CA
    $27.99 per hour
    71 salaries reported
  1. Austin, TX
    $27.14 per hour
    49 salaries reported
  2. Houston, TX
    $26.66 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  3. Phoenix, AZ
    $26.58 per hour
    20 salaries reported
  1. Hillsboro, OR
    $26.54 per hour
    17 salaries reported
  2. Kansas City, MO
    $25.91 per hour
    18 salaries reported
  3. San Antonio, TX
    $25.39 per hour
    9 salaries reported
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Where can an Engineering Technician earn more?

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Best-paid skills and qualifications for Engineering Technicians

Most recommended skill

Surface Mount Technology(earn +28.30% more)

The jobs requiring this skill have decrease by 0.12% since 2018. Engineering Technicians with this skill earn +28.30% more than the average base salary, which is $25.99 per hour.

Job Trend
YearNumber of job openings on Indeed requiring this skillChange from previous year
2012805increase by 805
20132296increase by 185.22%
20142462increase by 7.23%
20151181decrease by 52.03%
2016965decrease by 18.29%
2017756decrease by 21.66%
2018869increase by 14.95%
2019868decrease by 0.12%

Top companies hiring Engineering Technicians with the recommended skill

Lockheed Martin
SpaceX
L3Harris
NOV
Cirrus Logic
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well

Top SkillsSalaryJob openingsCompanies
6 jobs7
3 jobs4
194 jobs255
63 jobs111
37 jobs61
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Most common benefits for Engineering Technicians

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 1,914 ratings

56% of Engineering Technicians in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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How much do similar professions get paid in United States?

Mechanical Technician

154,575 job openings

Average $25.87 per hour

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Common questions about salaries for an Engineering Technician

As an engineering technician how can I know if I am being paid fairly?

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