Mechanical Engineering Technologist Salary (United States)

A Mechanical Engineering Technologist earns an average salary of $52,439 per year. A skill in Windows Operating System General Use is associated with high pay for this job.
Mechanical Engineering Technologist Total Pay (?
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$39,063 - $79,303
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MEDIAN: $52,439
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Mechanical Engineering Technologist Total Pay (?
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$14.65 - $38.85
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,063 - $79,303  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,806  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $20,273  
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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$37,485 - $83,347  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $38.85  
   
Overtime
$1.46 - $59.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,806  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $20,273  
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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$37,485 - $83,347  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 178
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technologist
Mechanical engineering technologists serve primarily as problem solvers and troubleshooters in the manufacture, fabrication, and ongoing maintenance of machinery and automated equipment. The technologist typically works at fabrication and assembly of equipment parts according to design specifications. They works with customers and design documentation, as well as ensure that machinery and automated processes perform to standards. The technologist typically works within these design specifications to fix customer issues and help make machinery work more safely and efficiently.
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Mechanical Engineering Technologist Tasks
  • Assemble, build, or prepare products and/or facilities for manufacture.
  • Inspect and review prototypes, vendor parts, and line assembled pieces for fit to specifications and measurements.
  • Write detailed specifications of parts and products from designs or actual mechanical systems.
  • Install equipment and train other technicians in use and interpretation of equipment.

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Experience Affects Mechanical Engineering Technologist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$54,000

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineering Technologist Salaries

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 12%
SolidWorks
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Engineering Design
0%
National Average
$54,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%
Maintenance
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 5%
Precision Machining
up arrow 6%
AutoCAD
up arrow 8%
CAD/CAM
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
8%
female alumni
 
Male
92%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 9%
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