The average salary for a Mechanical Engineering Technologist is C$52,317 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

C$40,047 - C$75,839
C$40K
C$53K
C$76K
MEDIAN: C$52,936
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50%
90%
C$17.42 - C$33.64
C$17
C$24
C$34
MEDIAN: C$24.17
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50%
90%
C$0C$75K
Salary C$40,047 - C$75,839
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,891
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,132
Commission C$2,000
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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C$39,071 - C$75,732
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 633
Hourly Data C$0C$50
Hourly Rate C$17.42 - C$33.64
Overtime C$25.16 - C$50.39
Annual Data C$0C$75K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$7,891
Commission C$2,000
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$5,132
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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C$39,071 - C$75,732
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 14 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 277

Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technologist

Mechanical engineering technologists serve primarily as problem solvers and troubleshooters in the manufacture, fabrication, and ongoing maintenance of machinery and automated equipment. The technologist typically works at fabrication and assembly of equipment parts according to design specifications. They works with customers and design documentation, as well as ensure that machinery and automated processes perform to standards. The technologist typically works within these design specifications to fix customer issues and help make machinery work more safely and efficiently.

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Mechanical Engineering Technologist Tasks

  • Write detailed specifications of parts and products from designs or actual mechanical systems.
  • Install equipment and train other technicians in use and interpretation of equipment.
  • Assemble, build, or prepare products and/or facilities for manufacture.
  • Inspect and review prototypes, vendor parts, and line assembled pieces for fit to specifications and measurements.

Common Career Paths for Mechanical Engineering Technologist


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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Technologist

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Technologist

Pay by Experience for a Mechanical Engineering Technologist has a positive trend. An entry-level Mechanical Engineering Technologist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$49,000 based on 279 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Mechanical Engineering Technologist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$58,000 based on 128 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Technologist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 77 salaries. A Mechanical Engineering Technologist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 33 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$52,477

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

Mechanical Engineering Technologist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Engineering Technologist?

Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Whitby:
"Good and Bad of being a Technogolgist."
Pros: It is an amazing feeling to see projects I have worked on, actually built and come to realization.
Cons: The late hours I have to leave the office, whenever I have submissions on due dates and also the stress I have to go through to get submissions completed.

Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Saskatoon:
"Work flexibilty."
Pros: Creativity, new challenges.
Cons: Nothing.

Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Hamilton:
"Excellent Technologist Opportunity."
Pros: The amount of trust they have given in my abilities to learn and understand as many technical machines and projects.
Cons: Overwhelming, all of a sudden instant demand of needing to know certain projects and processes due to lead mechanic leaving.

Mechanical Engineering Technologist in Surrey:
"the management"
Pros: good atmosphere, good people, company bbq
Cons:

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Key Stats for Mechanical Engineering Technologist

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Mechanical Engineering Technologist Salaries

▲24%

▲20%

▲10%

National Average
C$52,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Mechanical Engineering Technologist Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 12%