A Mechanical Technician earns an average salary of AU$78,621 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

AU$52,704 - AU$127,233
AU$53K
AU$78K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$77,693
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50%
90%
AU$22.88 - AU$47.84
AU$23
AU$34
AU$48
MEDIAN: AU$33.87
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$127K
Salary AU$52,704 - AU$127,233
Bonus AU$700 - AU$20,000
Profit Sharing AU$7,500
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$49,730 - AU$122,088
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 60
Hourly Data AU$0AU$92
Hourly Rate AU$22.88 - AU$47.84
Hourly Tips AU$1.50
Overtime AU$31.55 - AU$92.34
Annual Data AU$0AU$122K
Bonus AU$700 - AU$20,000
Profit Sharing AU$7,500
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$49,730 - AU$122,088
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 9 Dec 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 59

Job Description for Mechanical Technician

Mechanical technicians (also referred to as simply "mechanics") are responsible for preventative maintenance for their company’s machines and equipment They also inspect equipment to verify that it is safe to use, as well as make repairs as needed. When a breakdown occurs, mechanical technicians inspect and diagnose the underlying problem; they then determine if it is necessary to replace parts and/or how to repair the equipment as quickly and safely as possible. Mechanical technicians must keep detailed logs of maintenance and repairs, as well as use specialized tools to calibrate equipment and machines. They also maintain sufficient inventory of replacement parts and repair equipment.

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Mechanical Technician Tasks

  • Check components and replace worn or damaged parts.
  • Follow procedures and complete paperwork.
  • Complete turnaround and service of equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Technician

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$58,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical 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$74,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$81,000 based on 48 salaries. A Mechanical 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$92,000 based on 23 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$74,647

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Key Stats for Mechanical Technician

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Experience Affects Mechanical Technician Salaries

▲23%

▲9%

National Average
AU$75,000

▼1%

▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 78%