The average wage for an Engineering Technician in San Diego, California is $23.22 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Test Engineering.

$44,963 - $86,162
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MEDIAN: $60,504
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$14.85 - $32.24
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$44,963 - $86,162  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,037  
Profit Sharing
$650  
Total Pay (?
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$33,647 - $80,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.85 - $32.24  
   
Overtime
$22.41 - $50.90  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,037  
   
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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$33,647 - $80,134  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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

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

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
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Engineering Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Experienced
up arrow 3%

National Average
$57,000


Skills That Affect Engineering Technician Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 27%

Test Engineering
up arrow 17%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Maintenance
up arrow 6%

Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

National Average
$57,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 14%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 17%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 18%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 20%

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
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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