Entry-Level Senior Engineering Technician Salary

The average pay for an Entry-Level Senior Engineering Technician is $22.82 per hour.

$38,454 - $80,675
(Median)
$38K
$52K
$81K
MEDIAN: $52,383
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$16.10 - $29.42
(Median)
$16
$23
$29
MEDIAN: $22.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$38,454 - $80,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,846  
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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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$35,344 - $71,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.10 - $29.42  
   
Overtime
$24.72 - $44.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,846  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,017  
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).
)
$35,344 - $71,021  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Senior Engineering Technician Advice

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

Senior Engineering Technician in Cheyenne:
"Negotiating."
I wish I'd better negotiated my compensation, as now that I have been in the position for nearly 5 years I see there is almost zero opportunity for raises or promotions. I low-balled myself big time and have been paying for it since, and am now considering quitting and reapplying for the same company and department just to attempt to negotiate better pay.

Senior Engineering Technician in Cortland:
"Up the Ladder."
Always look for ways to climb that ladder because they won't be given to you freely, let alone on a silver platter. You have to work for advancement, but you also have to ASK for advancement - or at least ask what you must do to advance. Otherwise, you'll spend way too much time stuck in a technician's job, when you could be designing or managing projects, etc. Don't just settle for the "grunt work"!

Senior Engineering Technician in Denver:
"Do it for yourself first."
When you successfully get a offer from a new company and they make a initial offer to you, delay your acceptance and consider asking for more compensation up front. In this day and age you cannot depend upon a company to come through with raises year-over-year to increase your base pay.

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Skills That Affect Senior Engineering Technician Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 7%

Troubleshooting
up arrow 7%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$52,000

Test Automation
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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