The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Mechanical Technician in Australia is AU$26.59.
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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…Read more
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
A mid-career Mechanical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$35.33 based on 42 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$38.51 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$37.
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