Engineering Technician with Troubleshooting Skills Salary

Average Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills make around $21.41 per hour. Cash earnings of Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills can occasionally include $6K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $35K to almost $75K. The most influential factor affecting pay for this group is location, though the specific employer and years of experience have a (lesser) impact as well. Job satisfaction for Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills is high. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$39,204 - $81,895
$39K
$56K
$82K
MEDIAN: $56,227
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$14.97 - $30.98
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MEDIAN: $21.41
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,204 - $81,895  
   
Bonus
$34.77 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $6,128  
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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$34,513 - $74,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 253
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.97 - $30.98  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.47  
Overtime
$21.75 - $48.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$34.77 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$244.68 - $6,128  
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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$34,513 - $74,717  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 576
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Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $44K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $51K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $63K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,028

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

Surpassing the national average by 30 percent, Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills in Los Angeles receive some of the highest pay in the country. Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+20 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), and Portland (+15 percent). The lowest-paying market is Orlando, which sits 38 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Atlanta and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 6 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 182 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

▲14%

▼0%

National Average
$51,000

▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 182 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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