Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters

Detailed Occupation

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2020 Workforce
340k
Average Age
42.4
Estimated Job Growth
3.03%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$58,716
Average Male Salary
$61,742
Average Female Salary
$46,980

About

Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters are most often employed by the Architectural, engineering & related services industry. The average yearly wage for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters was $58,716 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters by wage are Court reporters and simultaneous captioners, Acupuncturists, and Judicial law clerks.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters are Union City, Newark & Fremont (West) Cities PUMA, CA, Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA, and Norfolk City (Northeast) PUMA, VA. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters are San Jose City (East Central) & Alum Rock PUMA, CA, Milpitas & San Jose (Northeast) Cities PUMA, CA, and Union City, Newark & Fremont (West) Cities PUMA, CA.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters and on wages and locations for those in the field. Architectural, engineering & related services is the industry that employs the most Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals. Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters are paid most in South of Market & Potrero PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in San Jose City (East Central) & Alum Rock PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$58,716
AVERAGE SALARY
± $1,640

In 2020, Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters earned an average of $58,716, $2,762 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Court reporters and simultaneous captioners make somewhat more than Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters while Judicial law clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.319
WAGE GINI

In 2019, Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.319, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters.

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Industries

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Industries by Share

340k
2020 Workforce
± 14,294
6.64%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 5.67%

The number of people employed as Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters has been growing at a rate of 6.64%, from 318,605 people in 2019 to 339,765 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters employed by various industries. Architectural, engineering & related services employs the largest share of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters at  7.71%, followed by Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c.  with 7.41% and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 5.13%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters in the US. The average age of male Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters in the workforce is 42.7 and of female Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters is 41.2, and the most common race/ethnicity for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

270k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 12,748
69.7k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 6,478

79.5% of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters are Male, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)

65.9% of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 8.85% of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters.

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Age by Sex

42.7
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 0.639
41.2
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 1.35

The median age of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters is 42.4, and Male employees are generally 1.52 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters is Engineering but a relatively high number of Other engineering technologists and technicians, except drafters hold a major in Mechanical Technologies.

Majors

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Projections

Projections on job growth for Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians, and Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians, and Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians are expected to see a growth of 3.03% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow less than the national average.

Job Growth

For growth projections, the closest comparible industry reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics is Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians, and Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians.
3.03%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Industrial Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Environmental Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Civil Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Electro-Mechanical and Mechatronics Technologists and Technicians, and Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technologists and Technicians. This profession is expected to grow less than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

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