• Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters
  • Manufacturing
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 67,922
    $40,522 range bar $87,453
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Engineering technicians assist engineering staff in applying theories and testing principals in different engineering disciplines.

What do they typically do

  • Integrate software or hardware components, using computer, microprocessor, or control architecture
  • Assist engineers in developing, building, or testing prototypes or new products, processes, or procedures
  • Interpret or evaluate test results in accordance with applicable codes, standards, specifications, or procedures
  • Supervise the installation and inspect equipment to adjust or correct operating problems
  • Develop production, inventory, or quality assurance programs
  • Calculate design specifications or cost, material, and resource estimates, and prepare project schedules and budgets
  • Interpret engineering drawings, sketches, or diagrams
  • Prepare reports on non-destructive testing (NDT) results

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.7%
Job Opening 88

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