Engineering Technician with Troubleshooting Skills Salary
Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills can expect to earn an average of $21.10 per hour. Total cash compensation to Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills approaches anywhere from $34K on the lower end to $75K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $5K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. While the specific employer and years of experience impact pay for this group, geographic location is the most influential factor. Most Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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General Electric Co (GE) offers the largest salaries in town — $78K on average.
Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $43K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $51K. Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $57K. Individuals who report more than two decades of experience seem to make only slightly more than folks in the 10-to-20 year range; the more senior group sees median earnings in the comparatively modest ballpark of $62K.
Pay Difference by Location
Home to some of the best pay for Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills, San Jose offers exceptional salaries, 50 percent above the national average. Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Los Angeles (+46 percent), Houston (+25 percent), San Diego (+20 percent), and Dallas (+18 percent). Falling short of the national average by 14 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Wichita. Two other places where employers salaries are below the median are Austin and San Antonio (13 percent lower).