Engineer Technician - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Engineer Technician"

How much does an Engineer Technician in the federal government get paid? $60,728.54* *Based on the 2007 average.
5,255 EMPLOYEES
$319.01M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Engineer Technician was the 52nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 5,255 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Veterans Health Administration hired the most employees titled Engineering Technical, with an average salary of $61,750.

Government Engineering Technical jobs are classified under the General Schedule (GS) payscale. The minimum paygrade for a Engineering Technical job is GS-1, and the highest paygrade that can be attained within this job series is GS-9. Remember that the starting and maximum yearly pay listed above reflect base pay only - your actual salary will be higher based on the Locality Pay Adjustment for the area in which you work.

Job Description

Technical and Medical Support Positions encompass jobs that require specialized, practical knowledge and the ability to perform skilled tasked. However, these skills can often be learned on the job or through training when you are hired. In some cases, certifications are required to qualify. Additional education such as an Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree will increase starting grade and lead to promotion. Typically promotions are given 1 grade at a time up to a maximum of GS-9.

Agencies that have hired an Engineer Technician

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Veterans Health Administration 1,026 $61,750.44
Forest Service 686 $49,934.17
Natural Resources Conservation Service 490 $49,379.94
Federal Aviation Administration 291 $73,683.91
Bureau of Land Management 289 $53,009.17
Langley Research Center 223 $69,388.74
Indian Health Service 214 $49,004.64
Indian Affairs 200 $48,891.63
Bureau of Reclamation 195 $57,406.66
Public Buildings Service 163 $74,314.29
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 151 $75,911.56
Federal Highway Administration 142 $64,327.88
Department of Energy 101 $64,505.28
Agricultural Research Service 99 $46,491.12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 90 $62,640.91
National Institute of Standards and Technology 85 $68,410.87
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 76 $66,119.67
Goddard Space Flight Center 70 $83,699.29
U.S. Coast Guard 69 $60,149.09
Ames Research Center 66 $93,969.42
National Institutes of Health 57 $77,030.54
Dryden Flight Research Center 49 $75,492.53
George C. Marshall Space Flight Center 46 $71,348.43
Federal Bureau of Investigation 42 $91,055.24
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 42 $72,391.52
Environmental Protection Agency 38 $63,540.61
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 34 $57,154.68
National Park Service 34 $54,650.50
John F. Kennedy Space Center 30 $75,704.80
Geological Survey 21 $61,608.29
Mine Safety and Health Administration 19 $63,836.26
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 18 $46,610.11
National Gallery of Art 16 $71,619.63
U.S. Mint 13 $76,137.62
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 9 $64,677.11
Federal Emergency Management Agency 6 $70,906.83
Department of State 5 $81,018.20
Government Printing Office 5 $67,320.40
Food and Drug Administration 4 $74,963.00
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Logistics 4 $62,915.50
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Information and Technology 4 $63,371.50
National Cemetery Administration 4 $77,403.00
Transportation Security Administration 4 $67,647.25
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center 3 $87,344.67
Consumer Product Safety Commission 3 $73,644.00
Maritime Administration 3 $74,121.33
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 2 $53,271.00
International Boundary Commission: U.S. and Canada 2 $71,888.50
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 2 $67,777.50
National Archives and Records Administration 1 $77,897.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $56,849.00
Social Security Administration 1 $82,349.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 1 $80,331.00
Rural Utilities Service 1 $80,123.00
National Telecommunications and Information Administration 1 $52,180.00
U.S. Secret Service 1 $61,278.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $69,760.00
Valles Caldera Trust 1 $31,681.00
International Boundary & Water Commission: U.S. & Mexico 1 $67,836.00

Engineer Technician Pay Distribution

The average pay for an Engineer Technician is $60,728.54. The highest paid Engineer Technician made $127,168 in 2007.

Common Engineer Technician Payscales

Payscale Number of Engineering Technical Employees
GS - General Schedule 4,818
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 258
ZT - Scientific And Engineering Technician 122
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 33
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 6
PG - Printing Office Grades 5
SV - Trans Security Admin Emp Other Than Exec 4
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 3
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 3
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 3

Starting Paygrade: $19,048.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-1, Step 1
Maximum Paygrade: $57,809.00 / year base pay at paygrade GS-9, Step 10
Category: Technical and Medical Support
Occupation Family: 0800 ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE GROUP

Other Jobs at the GS-1 Paygrade

GS-1 is the starting paygrade for Engineering Technical jobs. Here are some other Federal Government jobs that can be held by employees at the GS-1 paygrade.

Occupation Occupation Category Starting Paygrade Maximum Paygrade
Office DraftingTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Hydrologic TechnicianTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9
Claims Assistance and ExaminingClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Data TranscriberClerical and Administrative SupportGS-1GS-9
Autopsy AssistantTechnical and Medical SupportGS-1GS-9

Average Engineering Technical Pay Trend from 2004 to 2018

In 2004, the average pay for an Engineer Technician was $54,794. Since then, the average pay has increased to $73,196 in 2018.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0802.

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