£25,269
Avg. Salary
£11.81
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£1,049

Bonus

£500

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Mechanical Technician is £11.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Mechanical Technician is £25,269 per year.

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£6.95
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£11.81
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£20.43
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MEDIAN £11.81
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£17k
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£42k
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MEDIAN £25,269
£16,624 - £42,415
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MEDIAN: £25,269
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£0£43K
Salary £16,624 - £42,415
Bonus £0.00 - £10,500
Profit Sharing £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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£16,478 - £43,043
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 134
Hourly Data £0£36
Hourly Rate £6.95 - £20.43
Hourly Tips £0.13
Overtime £9.06 - £36.25
Annual Data £0£43K
Bonus £0.00 - £10,500
Profit Sharing £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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£16,478 - £43,043
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

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.

Mechanical Technician Job Listings

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 ₤24,000 based on 47 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 ₤25,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 18 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 ₤27,000 based on 19 salaries.

Mechanical Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Mechanical Technician?

Mechanical Technician in Runcorn:
"Ykk."
Pros: Time to complete parts to a high standard, Challenging. Working hours. Range of jobs. CAD/CAM. Working on 3 CNC machines. Good people.
Cons: Boring. Repetitive. Lack of opportunities to further skills. Pay is poor. Other people are pay far to much for doing little. Design engineers are very poor. Most senior staff are not good enough. Undervalued. Difficult to move up in the company. Not pressured enough to complete jobs. To laid back.

Mechanical Technician in Edinburgh:
"Look before you leap."
Dont be afraid to ask.

Key Stats for Mechanical Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Mechanical Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

Late-Career
▲5%

National Average
₤25,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 60%