Future employment growth (in %) of science & engineering technicians across Member States in 2016-2030

In 2016, science & engineering technicians accounted for 3.58% in the total employment in EU.

The total employment in this occupation reached 8,054,573.

During the period 2011-2016, the number of people employed as science & engineering technicians in EU changed by 1.9%.

In 2016, science & engineering technicians were mostly employed in the following sectors in the EU:

  • Manufacturing (3,253,700)
  • Construction (1,278,880)
  • Professional services (873,386) 
  • Wholesale & retail trade (485,607)
  • Transport & storage (425,059)

Countries with highest employment share of science & engineering technicians in 2016:

  • France (5.80%)
  • Czech Republic (5.61%)
  • Germany (5.00%)
  • Austria (4.86%)
  • Sweden (4.72%)

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

Future job openings of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2016-2030 (including replacements for vacated jobs)

Key employment sectors of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2016

Employment of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2016 by education level

Employment of science & engineering technicians in EU in 2016 by age

Employment share of science & engineering technicians across Member States in 2016 across countries

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