Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Men account for the majority of Electro-Mechanical Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $21.22 per hour. Total cash earnings of Electro-Mechanical Technicians range from $34K on the low end to $67K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $4K and $6K, respectively. Geographic location 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 a majority. For the most part, Electro-Mechanical Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$36,871 - $72,951
$37K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,079
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$15.74 - $28.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,871 - $72,951  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,250  
Total Pay (?
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$34,123 - $66,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.74 - $28.47  
   
Overtime
$21.06 - $43.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
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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$34,123 - $66,883  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 261
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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 show that Electro-Mechanical Technicians use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Mechanical Tool Repair, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Product Support 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. The majority of those who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know 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 a lot of experience do not necessarily enjoy more money. Individuals who have worked for fewer than five years bring in approximately $44K on average. Those in the five-to-10 year range can expect an average that is only a touch bigger at $45K. Electro-Mechanical Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $51K. Veterans who have worked for more than two decades do tend to make the most in the end; the median pay for this group is $54K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $48,178

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

For Electro-Mechanical Technicians, busy Omaha offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 17 percent above the national average. Electro-Mechanical Technicians in Cincinnati make 28 percent less than the national average, proving that location is a major factor in pay.

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 46 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$48,000

▼6%

▼9%

Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Mechanical Tool Repair
▲18%





National Average
$48,000


Troubleshooting
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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