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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 $20.20 per hour. Total cash compensation for Electro-Mechanical Technicians runs from $32K to $66K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $3K and profit sharing that can reach almost $4K. Job satisfaction for Electro-Mechanical Technicians is high. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$33,317 - $67,188
(Median)
$33K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,736
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$14.96 - $28.27
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$20
$28
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$33,317 - $67,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,973  
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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$32,288 - $66,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.96 - $28.27  
   
Overtime
$21.50 - $44.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,054  
   
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $3,973  
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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$32,288 - $66,466  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 287

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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 report using a wide range of professional 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 familiar with Electronic Troubleshooting also tend to 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.


For many Electro-Mechanical Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $41K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $45K. On average, Electro-Mechanical Technicians make $49K following one to two decades on the job. Electro-Mechanical Technicians who have acquired more than two decades of experience generally do see greater compensation; their average income is approximately $54K.

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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries



National Average
$47,000



Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries


Product Support
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System Testing
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National Average
$47,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

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

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 13%
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