Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Electro-Mechanical Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $20.32 per hour nationwide. With some bonuses approaching $3K and certain profit sharing proceeds approaching $4K, overall incomes of Electro-Mechanical Technicians spread between $33K and $66K depending on individual performance. Most Electro-Mechanical Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,866 - $67,064
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,984
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$15.04 - $28.32
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,866 - $67,064  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $3,945  
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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$32,600 - $65,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $28.32  
   
Overtime
$21.83 - $44.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,020  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.99 - $3,945  
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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$32,600 - $65,858  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 288
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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

  • Assist engineers, production managers, technologist and lead in assessing the impact of equipment malfunction.
  • Maintain and repair Electro-mechanical equipment.
  • 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.

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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, System Testing, and Product Support are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Electronic Troubleshooting are similarly competent 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.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $42K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $45K on average. For Electro-Mechanical Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $55K.

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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries



National Average
$47,000



Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 19%


System Testing
0%

National Average
$47,000

Product Support
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 11%
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