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Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Electro-Mechanical Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $20.00 per hour. In the world of Electro-Mechanical Technicians, overall income ranges from $32K near the bottom to $65K at the top; this can include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $4K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction.
$31,862 - $66,925
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,076
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$15.00 - $28.02
(Median)
$15
$20
$28
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,862 - $66,925  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,995  
Profit Sharing
$342.55 - $4,085  
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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$32,188 - $64,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $28.02  
   
Overtime
$21.70 - $43.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,995  
   
Profit Sharing
$342.55 - $4,085  
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).
)
$32,188 - $64,884  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | 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


Electro-Mechanical Technicians usually report a few specific skills. Most notably, skills in Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Product Support, System Testing, and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Those educated in Electronic Troubleshooting tend to be well versed 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.


For many Electro-Mechanical Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $41K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $45K on average. Electro-Mechanical Technicians see a median salary of $46K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $54K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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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 56 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 14%