Technical Engineer Salary
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Technical engineers are responsible for making sure that the products produced by their organization meet standards related to quality and efficiency; they do this by performing analysis of the product and also by analyzing the process(es) by which the product was produced. Additionally, technical engineers must investigate any issues that arise while examining products and processes, resolving those issues in an effective, efficient manner. These professionals are also in charge of supporting a safe work environment, helping ensure the safety of employees and products. They may also be in charge of creating and delivering presentations to managers and other employees as needed. This is generally a full-time position, with potential for overtime and travel depending on the needs of the employer.Read More...
Qualifications for technical engineer positions generally include at least a bachelor's degree in a field that related to the sector in which the company operates. Candidates for technical engineer positions also need to have relevant experience, as well as proficiency in basic computer programs such as the Microsoft Office suite. Technical engineers should also have excellent analysis, problem-solving, and communication skills. They should also work well independently with minimal supervision, as well as in a team setting with other engineers and related colleagues.
Technical Engineer Tasks
- Implement, document, and check disaster recovery plans.
- Perform installations, maintenance, and repairs on equipment.
- Provide on-site and telephone software and hardware troubleshooting and systems administration support.
- Create and maintain status reports, installation documentation, and maintenance logs.
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Technical Engineers with a rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. At career start (within the first five years), average income sits near $60K, and the average for folks who have worked for five to 10 years is only slightly higher at $63K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $77K in this role. Six-figure salaries aren't unusual for professionals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience; median compensation for this group sits in the range of $103K.
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