Future job prospects of the occupation in EU in 2016-2030

In 2017, science & engineering technicians accounted for 3.60% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 8,221,810.

During the period 2012-2017, the number of people employed as science & engineering technicians in EU changed by 2.82%.

In 2017, science & engineering technicians were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (3,267,025)
  • Construction (1,344,577)
  • Professional services (940,447) 
  • Wholesale & retail trade (478,248)
  • Public sector & defence (410,660)

Countries with highest employment share of science & engineering technicians in 2017:

  • France (5.86%)
  • Czechia (5.60%)
  • Germany (4.91%)
  • Sweden (4.83%)
  • Austria (4.74%)

In the period 2016-2030, employment for science & engineering technicians in EU is projected to change by 4.98%

Future job prospects of science & engineering technicians across Member States in 2016-2030

Importance of tasks of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2016

Usual range of monthly gross income in the occupation in EU in 2016 (EUR, in Purchasing power parity)

Employment of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2017 by economy sectors

Employment of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2017 by field of study

Future job openings of science & engineering technicians for educational level possessed in EU in 2016-2030 by education level