Occupational Employment Statistics


17-2199 Engineers, All Other

All engineers not listed separately.

Geography EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Northwest Minnesota 8029$44.23/hr$23.85/hr$31.78/hr$47.31/hr$55.05/hr$61.01/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and Utilities60$49.08/hr
Professional and Business Services1,440$49.67/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration130$54.00/hr
Geography EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$42.64/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 30$29.08/hrN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 30$28.41/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$31.83/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 50$47.31/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 50$39.72/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 50$45.68/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 60$37.38/hr5.9%
Northwest Minnesota 80$47.31/hr21.3%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 90$36.37/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 110$47.49/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 110$47.30/hr-16.8%
Central Minnesota 150$40.92/hr-27.9%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 2,100$50.41/hr1.3%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 2,130$50.33/hrN/A
Minnesota 2,450$49.53/hr-0.3%

Occupations EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Materials Engineers 360$45.58/hr4.2%
Mechanical Engineers 8,340$40.17/hr9.8%
Nuclear Engineers N/AN/A-3.7%
Marine Engineers and Naval Architects N/AN/AN/A
Materials Scientists 90$44.97/hr5.8%
Electrical Engineers 3,910$46.65/hr10.1%
Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,070$45.58/hr11.0%
Industrial Engineering Technicians 3,340$24.80/hr4.3%
Engineering Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other 1,450$27.77/hr1.2%
Chemical Engineers 210$46.12/hr8.1%

  • Read current scientific or trade literature to stay abreast of scientific, industrial, or technological advances.
  • Investigate or resolve operational problems, such as material use variances or bottlenecks.
  • Analyze system performance or operational requirements.
  • Design, integrate, or test photonics systems or components.
  • Perform computer simulation of solar photovoltaic (PV) generation system performance or energy production to optimize efficiency.
  • Supervise technologists, technicians, or other engineers.
  • Communicate manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, or other information to facilitate production processes.
  • Maintain technical project files.
  • Supervise technicians, technologists, analysts, administrative staff, or other engineers.
  • Draw samples of raw materials, intermediate products, or finished products for validation testing.