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Fast Facts for Engineering Technicians in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Decatur, Champaign and Springfield
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Rockford, Chicago and Peoria
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Peoria and Champaign

Salaries for Engineering Technicians in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Decatur, Springfield and Chicago

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More Illinois Engineering Technician Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Galesburg
Associate
2,693
Glen Ellyn
Associate
25,768
Grayslake
Associate
16,010
Danville
Associate
2,832
Chicago
Bachelor
1,144
Charleston
Masters
12,179
Elgin
Associate
9,613
Palatine
Associate
15,156
Normal
Associate
4,827
East Peoria
Associate
11,804
Mount Carmel
Associate
4,206
Oglesby
Associate
4,103
Carterville
Associate
7,559
Joliet
Associate
13,149
Kankakee
Associate
3,591
Centralia
Associate
5,041
Malta
Associate
4,466
Mattoon
Associate
7,177
Springfield
Associate
6,655
Palos Hills
Associate
15,859
Des Plaines
Associate
10,805
Ina
Associate
4,821
Rockford
Associate
7,923
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Dixon
Associate
2,700
Ullin
Associate
2,176
South Holland
Associate
6,260
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Belleville
Associate
13,713
Canton
Associate
2,139
Chicago
Associate
250
River Grove
Associate
15,658
Sugar Grove
Associate
8,731

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Engineering Technicians

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Illinois. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Engineering Technicians

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Engineering Technicians relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Carbondale N/A $56,120
Marion N/A $56,120
Champaign 70 $59,260
Urbana 70 $59,260
Bloomington 40 $71,760
Peoria 310 $70,920
Rockford 120 $54,630
Springfield 170 $64,990

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