Men make up the majority of Electro-Mechanical Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $21.18 per hour. In the world of Electro-Mechanical Technicians, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $4K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $6K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $34K and $67K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Job satisfaction for Electro-Mechanical Technicians is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,952 - $73,128
$36K
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MEDIAN: $53,079
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$15.64 - $28.30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,952 - $73,128  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,250  
Total Pay (?
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$33,996 - $66,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.64 - $28.30  
   
Overtime
$21.04 - $42.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,973  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,250  
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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$33,996 - $66,825  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 263

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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


Survey results imply that Electro-Mechanical Technicians put a diverse skill set to use. Most notably, skills in Mechanical Tool Repair, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Electronic Troubleshooting, and System Testing are correlated to pay that is above average, with boosts between 4 percent and 18 percent. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting. It is often found that people who know Electronic Troubleshooting are also skilled in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electro-Mechanical Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Electro-Mechanical Technicians with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Survey participants with less than five years' experience report a median income of $44K, and earnings aren't much higher for respondents who have five to 10 years under their belts; respondents in the latter group report a median of just $45K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Electro-Mechanical Technicians make a median salary of $51K. In the end, more experience does seem to mean larger paychecks; seasoned Electro-Mechanical Technicians with more than 20 years of experience earn a predictably higher median salary of $54K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,229

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

For Electro-Mechanical Technicians, working in the bustling city of Omaha has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Location significantly influences compensation, with Cincinnati Electro-Mechanical Technicians earning much less — 28 percent less — than the national average.

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 45 votes.
032
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries



National Average
$48,000



Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 45 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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