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Average Engineering Technician Salary in United Kingdom

£24,286
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£990
Bonus
£1,600
Commission
£1,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Engineering Technician in United Kingdom is £24,286.
10%
£16k
MEDIAN
£24k
90%
£37k
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£16k - £37k
Bonus
£97 - £5k
Profit Sharing
£102 - £3k
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£0 - £2k
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£16k - £39k
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What Do Engineering Technicians Do?

Engineering Technician Tasks
  • Maintain equipment, including ordering parts and directing or performing preventative and repair maintenance as needed.
  • Maintain logs and write reports of activity results and equipment maintenance.
  • Create and review technical drawings, blueprints, schematics or specifications.
  • Operate instruments, track test results, and troubleshoot when problems arise.

Popular Employer Salaries for Engineering Technician

The top respondents for the job title Engineering Technician are from the companies Aecom Corporation, Amey Business Services and Royal Navy. Reported salaries are highest at Babcock Marine where the average pay is £33,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include BAE Systems Inc. and Royal Navy, earning around £29,073 and £26,500, respectively. Kier Group plc pays the lowest at around £13,748. Amey Business Services and Aecom Corporation also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying £20,181 and £21,300, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Engineering Technicians?

Skills in Test Engineering, Troubleshooting and Technical Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Technicians?

An entry-level Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,516 based on 21 salaries. An early career Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £21,074 based on 351 salaries. A mid-career Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £26,497 based on 133 salaries. An experienced Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,618 based on 118 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,423.
Employees with Engineering Technician in their job title in Birmingham, England: Birmingham earn an average of 16.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (10.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (22.7% less), Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (19.2% less) and Manchester, England: Manchester (13.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 691 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.0%
Early Career
50.8%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
17.1%
Late Career
9.8%

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