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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2019

17-3098 Calibration Technologists and Technicians and Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 17-3028 Calibration Technologists and Technicians and 17-3029 Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other; and the 2010 SOC occupation 17-3029 Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other.


National estimates for this occupation
Industry profile for this occupation
Geographic profile for this occupation

National estimates for this occupation: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for this occupation:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
88,330 1.7 % $31.70 $65,940 0.8 %

Percentile wage estimates for this occupation:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $17.29 $22.77 $30.28 $38.78 $47.97
Annual Wage (2) $35,960 $47,370 $62,990 $80,660 $99,790


Industry profile for this occupation: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 15,990 1.07 $27.65 $57,520
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,270 0.71 $38.53 $80,150
Scientific Research and Development Services 5,840 0.83 $36.48 $75,880
Employment Services 4,720 0.13 $31.82 $66,180
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 3,260 0.80 $30.88 $64,230

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services 15,990 1.07 $27.65 $57,520
Iron and Steel Mills and Ferroalloy Manufacturing 770 0.90 $28.94 $60,190
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 100 0.89 $38.96 $81,040
Scientific Research and Development Services 5,840 0.83 $36.48 $75,880
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing 3,260 0.80 $30.88 $64,230

Top paying industries for this occupation:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Natural Gas Distribution 350 0.32 $40.52 $84,290
Other Pipeline Transportation 40 0.45 $40.28 $83,780
Pipeline Transportation of Crude Oil 100 0.89 $38.96 $81,040
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation) 14,270 0.71 $38.53 $80,150
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing 440 0.39 $38.42 $79,910


Geographic profile for this occupation: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for this occupation are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in this occupation, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 11,810 0.68 1.13 $34.28 $71,310
Texas 9,800 0.79 1.31 $29.31 $60,970
Illinois 5,150 0.85 1.42 $31.13 $64,740
Pennsylvania 4,720 0.80 1.33 $27.52 $57,250
Virginia 3,610 0.93 1.55 $37.53 $78,060




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
New Mexico 2,310 2.80 4.66 $42.18 $87,730
North Dakota 690 1.63 2.70 $38.08 $79,210
Alaska 480 1.50 2.50 $36.39 $75,690
Louisiana 2,760 1.44 2.39 $28.53 $59,350
Maine 800 1.30 2.16 $38.19 $79,440




Top paying States for this occupation:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 330 0.46 0.76 $44.69 $92,950
Maryland 2,450 0.91 1.51 $42.91 $89,260
New Mexico 2,310 2.80 4.66 $42.18 $87,730
Maine 800 1.30 2.16 $38.19 $79,440
North Dakota 690 1.63 2.70 $38.08 $79,210





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in this occupation:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 3,650 1.19 1.99 $29.44 $61,240
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 3,530 0.76 1.26 $31.76 $66,060
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 3,120 0.50 0.83 $32.05 $66,660
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 2,540 3.35 5.57 $36.97 $76,900
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 1,980 1.33 2.21 $35.88 $74,620
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,940 0.20 0.33 $32.60 $67,800
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1,930 0.53 0.88 $32.12 $66,820
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 1,620 0.58 0.96 $31.79 $66,130
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 1,610 0.76 1.26 $27.20 $56,580
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1,590 0.55 0.92 $37.20 $77,370