Career Outlook for Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Also known as:  Gyroscopic Engineering Technician, Heat Transfer Technician, Hydraulic Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Optomechanical Technician
The overall job outlook for Mechanical Engineering Technician careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 6.00 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 1 percent per year. Demand for Mechanical Engineering Technicians is expected to go up, with an expected 1,330 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 0.38 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Mechanical Engineering Technicians in the following states
Michigan 4,660
Texas 4,230
California 3,320
Ohio 2,490
New York 1,930
Pennsylvania 1,900
Illinois 1,830
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Alaska 30
Wyoming 30
Montana 60
South Dakota 80
North Dakota 90
Vermont 110
West Virginia 110