Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Electro-Mechanical Technicians earn an average of $20.33 per hour. In the world of Electro-Mechanical Technicians, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $3K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $4K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $33K and $66K. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Work is enjoyable for Electro-Mechanical Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$33,866 - $67,064
(Median)
$34K
$50K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,984
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$15.06 - $28.32
(Median)
$15
$20
$28
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 - $3,030  
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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$32,730 - $65,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.06 - $28.32  
   
Overtime
$21.81 - $44.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
   
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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$32,730 - $65,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 287
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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 experienced in 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.


For many Electro-Mechanical Technicians, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $42K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $45K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $49K in this role. Survey participants who have spent more than 20 years on the job report a predictably higher median income of $55K, demonstrating that compensation is roughly commensurate with experience in the end.

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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries



National Average
$48,000



Skills That Affect Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 19%


System Testing
0%

National Average
$48,000

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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