The average wage for an Entry-Level Engineering Technician is $17.47 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management and Data Analysis. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Entry-Level Engineering Technician Total Pay (?
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$31,003 - $63,611
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $43,046
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Entry-Level Engineering Technician Total Pay (?
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$12.70 - $24.57
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$31,003 - $63,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,972  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $4,591  
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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$28,714 - $60,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,350
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$12.70 - $24.57  
   
Overtime
$17.69 - $36.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,972  
   
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $4,591  
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).
)
$28,714 - $60,166  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,350
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Pay Difference By Location
Austin
up arrow 18%
Denver
up arrow 17%
Houston
up arrow 16%
Dallas
up arrow 5%
Irvine
up arrow 1%
National Average
$41,000
Pittsburgh
up arrow 6%
San Diego
up arrow 13%
San Antonio
up arrow 14%
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Engineering Technician Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 18%
Data Analysis
up arrow 13%
Engineering Design
up arrow 7%
Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Maintenance
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%
Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 1%
Electronic Troubleshooting
0%
Technical Analysis
0%
National Average
$41,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Test Engineering
up arrow 2%
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Gender
Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 13%
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