Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Electro-Mechanical Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $21.68 per hour. Final cash compensation to Electro-Mechanical Technicians varies from around $35K to approximately $66K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $4K and $5K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most Electro-Mechanical Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,159 - $72,951
$35K
$52K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,918
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$16.47 - $28.58
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,159 - $72,951  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,575  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,596  
Total Pay (?
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$35,023 - $65,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.47 - $28.58  
   
Overtime
$21.36 - $42.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,575  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $4,596  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$35,023 - $65,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 280

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Job Description for Electro-Mechanical Technician

An electro-mechanical technician maintains and repairs items that have mechanical and/or electronic components. Often, an electro-mechanical technician works in a factory environment and helps to optimize the operation of manufacturing equipment. The position is important in helping a factory to minimize costs and production time.

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Electro-Mechanical Technician Tasks

  • Decipher information from equipment manuals and schematics to troubleshoot various types of equipment malfunctions.
  • Perform evaluations of new technologies with potential application as a new process or as a modification to existing equipment.
  • Assist engineers, production managers, technologist and lead in assessing the impact of equipment malfunction.
  • Maintain and repair Electro-mechanical equipment.

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Popular Skills for Electro-Mechanical Technician


Electro-Mechanical Technicians report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Mechanical Tool Repair, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Product Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Troubleshooting and Quality Assurance / Quality Control. Most people skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting are similarly competent in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electro-Mechanical Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electro-Mechanical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electro-Mechanical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electro-Mechanical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Electro-Mechanical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 89 salaries. An Electro-Mechanical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,976

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

With a pay rate for Electro-Mechanical Technicians that is 15 percent greater than the national average, Omaha offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Electro-Mechanical Technicians in Cincinnati report much lower salaries than the rest of the country — 29 percent below the national average — proving that residence is a major factor in overall pay. Below-median salaries also turn up in Green Bay and Houston (9 percent lower and 1 percent lower, respectively).

Electro-Mechanical Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Electro-Mechanical Technician?

Electro-Mechanical Technician in Los Angeles:
"Oh the joys of building rockets!"
Pros: I"m actually a Lead Technician that oversees multiple applications from bonding, plumbing installation and welding, avionics, and other miscellaneous tasks. My job provides many perks, but my favorite and most satisfying part is seeing something that I helped build fly off into space. Being able to see the work I do and be apart of that is a feeling I cannot describe.
Cons: The day to day stress, egos, and limited communication from my immediate leaders.

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Key Stats for Electro-Mechanical Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

▲9%

▲3%

National Average
$49,000

▼7%

▼11%

Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Mechanical Tool Repair
▲16%





National Average
$49,000


Troubleshooting
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%
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