YOUR CAREER AS AN ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN

There are all different types of engineering technicians, but no matter what industry you choose, your problem-solving skills will guarantee you a promising future.

An engineering technician measuring the thickness of concrete.

A Day in the Life of an Engineering Technician

There are all different types of engineering technicians, but no matter what industry you choose, your problem-solving skills will guarantee you a promising future.


MEDIAN INCOME

$57K


ANNUAL OPENINGS

240


PROJECTED JOB GROWTH

6.6%


WHAT IS AN ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN?

Engineering technicians use math and science skills to assist engineers with creating products, improving manufacturing methods and maintaining assembly systems.

ARE YOU A GOOD FIT?

ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS POSSESS THESE QUALITIES:

  • DEDUCTIVE REASONING
  • COMPLEX PROBLEM-SOLVING
  • CRITICAL THINKING

WHAT DO ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS DO?

Engineering technicians working together on project blueprints.

Create solutions to complex technical problems in a variety of industries

Male engineering technician tests processes.

Assist engineers and scientists as they create, modify and test products and processes

Female engineering technician works on a development project for creating a new product.

Perform extensive research and development during creation phase of product

Female engineering technicians inspect products for flaws.

Inspect products and processes for flaws and identify areas of improvement

Female engineering technician conducts a test and collects data.

Conduct tests and collect data


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Check out the educational requirements for an engineering technician career.

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Associate's degree

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