The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Technician is AU$59,489 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$51,064 - AU$119,186
AU$51K
AU$59K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$59,231
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50%
90%
AU$23.67 - AU$48.38
AU$24
AU$29
AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$28.78
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$119K
Salary AU$51,064 - AU$119,186
Bonus AU$0.00
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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AU$50,448 - AU$104,105
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
Hourly Data AU$0AU$48
Hourly Rate AU$23.67 - AU$48.38
Overtime AU$37.72
Annual Data AU$0AU$104K
Bonus AU$0.00
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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AU$50,448 - AU$104,105
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technician

A mechanical engineering technician works with other engineers to develop (and/or improve existing) products and machinery. These technicians play an important role in the manufacturing process, as they can improve efficiency and worker safety by evolving existing processes. Additionally, a mechanical engineering technician can add functionality to products by creating parts and processes that make them more useful. They also help diagnose and remedy existing mechanical processes that appear prone to higher-than-acceptable failure rates.

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Mechanical Engineering Technician Tasks

  • Develop and test electrical and engineering equipment from blueprints to operations.
  • Record and analyze data on equipment, tests, and final products.
  • Build, test, and improve equipment to meet requirements.
  • Design and draft detailed drawings and schematics of prototype and existing equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Technician

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineering Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineering Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$57,000 based on 32 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineering Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$61,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 17 salaries. A Mechanical Engineering Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$87,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$59,448

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Mechanical Engineering Technician

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineering Technician Salaries

▲47%

▲22%

▲3%

National Average
AU$59,000

▼3%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 82%