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Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Wages & Outlook

 

Typical Wages

Wages listed below are for a variety of experience and education levels. Make sure that you research the typical entry-level education and work experience and training requirements for this occupation.

This career: $33.25
Statewide median: $24.25

 

This career pays above the statewide median wage.


Wages for Mechanical Engineering Technicians *

Area Low Median High
U S
$24.50 $30.95 $38.60
Minnesota
$26.92 $33.25 $38.91
Central Minnesota
$29.08 $36.15 $39.25
Northeast Minnesota
$23.92 $29.44 $39.32
Northwest Minnesota
$22.85 $28.03 $37.17
Southeast Minnesota
$26.00 $30.43 $34.84
Southwest Minnesota
$22.53 $23.82 $30.44
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN
$29.08 $33.58 $38.98

* "Low" indicates 25% of workers earn less and 75% earn more.
"Median" indicates 50% of workers earn less and 50% earn more.
"High" indicates 75% of workers earn less and 25% earn more.

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Employment

In Minnesota, there are 1,080 workers employed in this small career.

Where do Mechanical Engineering Technicians most often work?

 

Current Demand

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This career is currently in moderate demand.

 

Future Demand

This career is high growth compared to other careers.

There will be a need for about 1,222 new Mechanical Engineering Technicians to meet market demand between 2020-2030. This includes the demand due to replacement (workers leaving the occupation or retiring) as well as growth.

 

Employment Outlook for Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Area Employment Employment Change
2020 2030 Number Percent
U S 40,400 42,700 2,300 5.7%
Minnesota 1,254 1,305 51 4.1%
Central Minnesota 109 111 2 1.8%
Northwest Minnesota 93 91 -2 -2.2%
Southeast Minnesota 49 51 2 4.1%
Southwest Minnesota 41 42 1 2.4%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 848 889 41 4.8%


Source: You can learn about our data sources in the About Us section.




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