Entry-Level Engineering Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level Engineering Technicians make around $18.55 per hour. In the world of Entry-Level Engineering Technicians, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $4K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $31K and $63K. Residence and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. For the most part, Entry-Level Engineering Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Entry-Level Engineering Technicians far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,605 - $67,197
$35K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,902
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50%
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$13.78 - $25.34
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MEDIAN: $18.55
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$0$67K
Salary $34,605 - $67,197
Bonus $0.00 - $5,073
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,162
Commission $7,868
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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$30,837 - $62,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 619
Hourly Data $0$37
Hourly Rate $13.78 - $25.34
Hourly Tips $0.87
Overtime $20.36 - $37.78
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,073
Commission $7,868
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $4,162
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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$30,837 - $62,824
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,261

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,586

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

For those looking to make money, Entry-Level Engineering Technicians in Dallas enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 30 percent above the national average. Entry-Level Engineering Technicians will also find cushy salaries in Houston (+26 percent), Denver (+25 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), and Chicago (+16 percent). Falling short of the national average by 10 percent, the area with the worst salaries is San Antonio. Workers in Wichita and Austin earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (9 percent less and 7 percent less, respectively).

Engineering Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Engineering Technician in Nashville:
"Earnings."
Don't settle for the first offer you get. Hold out for higher wages.

Engineering Technician in San Diego:
"Expected overtime and weekends."
Never stop obtaining certifications.

Engineering Technician in Indianapolis:
"Start with the right company early."
Had I found this organization sooner, I could have had a pension. The pension plan was discontinued before I began employment at this company.

Engineering Technician in Austin:
"Be Diversified."
Take more science classes.

Engineering Technician in Chillicothe:
Keep up your training.

Engineering Technician in San Bernardino:
"Degree."
Get an engineering degree.

Engineering Technician in Grand Forks:
Understand the job behaviors in comparison to the wage. This is a mixture of Cad Management, architectural, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing design. You will need a basic understand of state codes.

Key Stats for Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 337 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
71%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Engineering Technician Salaries


Systems Troubleshooting
▲3%




Microsoft Office
▼0%

autodesk autocad
▼0%

Engineering Design
▼0%

Microsoft Word
▼0%

▼0%

National Average
$44,000


Test Engineering
▼1%

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 337 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 17%
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