An Engineer Technician earns an average wage of $19.88 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

$35,377 - $74,078
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$35K
$51K
$74K
MEDIAN: $50,819
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$14.29 - $30.17
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$35,377 - $74,078  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,048  
Profit Sharing
$491.94 - $4,894  
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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$32,876 - $72,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 114
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.29 - $30.17  
   
Overtime
$19.12 - $42.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,048  
   
Profit Sharing
$491.94 - $4,894  
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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$32,876 - $72,211  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 145
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Job Description for Engineer Technician

Engineering technician find solutions to technical problems for their organization. They are responsible for tasks such as coming up with cost-effective ways to manufacturing new products, finding vendors for components, developing prototypes, performing risk analysis, and coming up with improvements for products that already exist. Engineering technicians also complete design-control documents, test and validate changes, develop 2D and 3D computer models, and create reports that details the costs of manufacturing a product. These professionals must be able to write quality control documents, test and record the performance of each product design, and perform other tasks depending on the technician's specific field.

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Engineer Technician Tasks

  • Write tests, test protocols, and specifications for results to test products or systems.
  • Build, assemble, or prototype products or systems to enable documentation, feasibility tests and training.
  • Use computer-aided design (CAD) software to create schematics and designs.

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Pay by Experience Level for Engineer Technician

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Experience Affects Engineer Technician Salaries




National Average
$48,000


Skills That Affect Engineer Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 45%

National Average
$48,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%


Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 8%


SolidWorks
up arrow 17%

Microstation
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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