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Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technician Hourly Pay

$19.83
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$1,000
Bonus
$1,965
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technician is $19.83.
10%
$15.07
MEDIAN
$19.83
90%
$25.46
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $25
Bonus
$475 - $3,250
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,965
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$31,802 - $55,823
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What Do Mechanical Engineering Technicians Do?

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.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Technicians?

Skills in Engineering Design and SolidWorks are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Excel and Autodesk AutoCAD.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Technicians?

An early career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.28 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.41 based on 57 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.14 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $31.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 295 survey responses.
Early Career
40.7%
Mid Career
19.3%
Experienced
18.0%
Late Career
22.0%