Engineering Technician in San Diego, California Salary

The average wage for an Engineering Technician in San Diego, California is $22.96 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management, Test Engineering, and Troubleshooting.

$44,963 - $86,162
$45K
$61K
$86K
MEDIAN: $60,505
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$15.04 - $32.12
$15
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$32
MEDIAN: $22.96
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,963 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,740  
Profit Sharing
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$34,134 - $79,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.04 - $32.12  
   
Overtime
$22.21 - $51.38  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,740  
   
Profit Sharing
$650  
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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$34,134 - $79,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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About San Diego, California

San Diego County, California
1,394,907
Male:
693,826 (49.7%)
Female:
701,081 (50.3%)
San Diego /ˌsæn diːˈeɪɡoʊ/ (Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a major city in California, United States. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,394,928 as of July 1, 2015, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the US and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. San Diego is known as "the birthplace of California" and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. Historically home to the Kumeyaay people, San Diego was the first site visited...
San Diego:
$67,871
California:
$64,500
$1,444
San Diego:
$526,900
California:
$449,100
4.5%

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Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for an Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 26 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 15 salaries. An Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%
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Experience Affects Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

▼14%

Skills That Affect Engineering Technician Salaries

Project Management
▲23%

Test Engineering
▲15%


▲5%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

National Average
$53,000

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼5%


Data Analysis
▼8%

Microsoft Excel
▼8%

Technical Analysis
▼10%

Microsoft Word
▼15%

Microsoft Office
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 7%