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Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Electro-Mechanical Technicians earn an average of $20.14 per hour. Total cash compensation to Electro-Mechanical Technicians approaches anywhere from $32K on the lower end to $66K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $3K from bonuses and upwards of $4K from profit sharing. Most Electro-Mechanical Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$33,206 - $67,393
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,226
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$15.04 - $28.02
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$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,206 - $67,393  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,996  
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $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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$32,467 - $65,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $28.02  
   
Overtime
$21.56 - $43.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,996  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.56 - $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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$32,467 - $65,708  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 282

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Job Description for Electro-Mechanical Technician

  • 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


Job skills reported by Electro-Mechanical Technicians are limited. Most notably, skills in Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Product Support, System Testing, and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. 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.


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Electro-Mechanical Technicians — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $41K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $45K. Electro-Mechanical Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $47K. 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.

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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries



National Average
$46,000



Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries


Product Support
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System Testing
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Electronic Troubleshooting
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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National Average
$46,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 14%