The average Engineering Technician with Troubleshooting skills earns approximately $21.27 per hour. Total cash compensation to Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills bottoms out near $34K and approaches $75K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $6K from profit sharing. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by residence, followed by the specific employer and years of experience. Most Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,509 - $82,404
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$56K
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MEDIAN: $56,184
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$14.86 - $30.91
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,509 - $82,404  
   
Bonus
$50.34 - $5,213  
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $6,456  
Total Pay (?
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$34,251 - $74,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 259
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.86 - $30.91  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.47  
Overtime
$21.83 - $48.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$50.34 - $5,213  
   
Profit Sharing
$246.58 - $6,456  
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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$34,251 - $74,755  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 584

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General Electric Co (GE) attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $78K.

Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $51K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $58K. 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 $63K.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $50,744

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For those looking to make money, Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills in Los Angeles enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 31 percent above the national average. Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Houston (+21 percent), San Diego (+17 percent), Dallas (+17 percent), and Portland (+16 percent). Engineering Technicians with Troubleshooting skills in Orlando earn salaries far below the national average by 38 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Atlanta and Austin are a couple other places where companies are known to pay below the median — salaries are 18 percent lower and 13 percent lower, respectively.

Key Stats for Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 176 votes.
034
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 24%

Experienced
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National Average
$51,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 176 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
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: 66%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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