Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary

Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technicians can expect to earn an average of $19.74 per hour. Total cash compensation for Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technicians runs from $31K to $61K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $3K and profit sharing that can reach almost $5K. Job satisfaction for Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technicians is high. Some workers in this field — just under one in four — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by a strong majority and dental plans are enjoyed by a majority. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$37,732 - $61,363
$38K
$45K
$61K
MEDIAN: $45,036
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$13.76 - $25.95
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MEDIAN: $19.74
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$37,732 - $61,363  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,938  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $4,966  
Commission
$2,750  
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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$30,600 - $61,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$13.76 - $25.95  
   
Overtime
$21.29 - $37.97  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,938  
   
Commission
$2,750  
Profit Sharing
$201.34 - $4,966  
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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$30,600 - $61,405  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineering Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
67%
5-9 years
21%
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Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineering Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
▲4%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

SolidWorks
▼0%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

Microsoft Word
▼5%

Precision Machining
▼5%

AutoCAD
▼6%

Maintenance
▼8%

autodesk autocad
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 22%
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