Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Electro-Mechanical Technicians in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $21.25 per hour nationwide. Total cash compensation for Electro-Mechanical Technicians runs from $35K to $65K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $4K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Electro-Mechanical Technicians is high.

$35,014 - $73,106
$35K
$53K
$73K
MEDIAN: $53,017
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50%
90%

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$16.35 - $28.34
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$0$73K
Salary $35,014 - $73,106
Bonus $0.00 - $3,854
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,530
Total Pay (?
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$34,974 - $65,435
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $16.35 - $28.34
Overtime $20.92 - $41.81
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,854
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,530
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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$34,974 - $65,435
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 292

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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

  • 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.
  • Assist engineers, production managers, technologist and lead in assessing the impact of equipment malfunction.
  • Maintain and repair Electro-mechanical equipment.

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Popular Skills for Electro-Mechanical Technician


Electro-Mechanical Technicians seem to require a number of specific 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. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Troubleshooting. Most people who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Electro-Mechanical Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electro-Mechanical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electro-Mechanical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 135 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electro-Mechanical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 76 salaries. An experienced Electro-Mechanical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 89 salaries. An Electro-Mechanical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 77 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $47,898

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

For Electro-Mechanical Technicians, working in the bustling city of Omaha has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. The lowest-paying market is Cincinnati, which sits 28 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall 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.

Electro-Mechanical Technician in Houston:
"The benefits and pay."
Pros: The hours of work, the employees.
Cons:

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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 58 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
26%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

▲12%

▲6%

National Average
$48,000

▼5%

▼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 58 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%
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