Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Engineering Technician is $22.67
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 $18.72 based on 315 salaries. An early career Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.12 based on 2,216 …Read more
What Do Engineering Technicians Do?
An engineering technician's primary task is assisting engineers or scientists, with specific duties usually depending on the technician's field of specialization. Engineering technicians primarily play three roles: support, diagnostics, and maintenance. However, the actual requirements and duties vary widely and include creative tasks such as aiding in product or tool design. Other duties may include maintaining assembly or manufacturing systems, assessing and controlling production quality, …Read more
- 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.