Average Mechanical Engineering Technician Hourly Pay

$22.66
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$1,024
Bonus
$1,965
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Mechanical Engineering Technician is $22.66.
10%
$15.36
MEDIAN
$22.66
90%
$35.13
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $35
Bonus
$503 - $5,122
Profit Sharing
$497 - $6,851
Total Pay
$37,253 - $77,570

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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technician

Mechanical Engineering Technician Tasks
  • Develop and test electrical and engineering equipment from blueprints to operations.
  • Record and analyze data on equipment, tests, and final products.
  • Build, test, and improve equipment to meet requirements.
  • Design and draft detailed drawings and schematics of prototype and existing equipment.

Job Satisfaction for Mechanical Engineering Technician

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Word, SolidWorks, Autodesk AutoCAD, Microsoft Excel and Engineering Design.

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Technician

An entry-level Mechanical Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.90 based on 26 salaries. An early career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.22 based on 124 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.89 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.88 based on 56 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.
Employees with Mechanical Engineering Technician in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 67.7% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Portland, Oregon (24.0% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (15.9% less) and San Diego, California (14.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 338 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
36.7%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
16.6%
Late Career
20.7%