All data is specific to San Diego County

Fast Facts?

  • Average Annual Salary $67,378
  • Hourly Pay Entry Level: $25.19
    Median: $32.39
    Experienced: $38.98
  • Growth (2014-2019)6%
  • Openings (2014-2019)60
  • Current Employment 1,874
  • Projected Employment 1,908
  • Typical Entry-level Education Associate degree

Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other

Employment, 2004 - 2019

Top Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities

  • TECHNICAL
  • Repair
  • Installation
  • Calibration
  • Cleaning
  • Manufacturing Processes
  • NON-TECHNICAL
  • Communication
  • Troubleshooting
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Quality Assurance and Control
  • Writing

occupational tasks

  • Recommend corrective or preventive actions to assure or improve product quality or reliability
  • Prepare layouts, drawings or sketches of machinery or equipment, such as shop tooling, scale layouts or new equipment design, using drafting equipment or computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Identify and implement new manufacturing technologies, processes or equipment
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in quality, cost or efficiency of automation equipment
  • Monitor or measure manufacturing processes to identify ways to reduce losses, decrease time requirements or improve quality

Gender Breakdown: Male/Female (percentages)