Average Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technician Hourly Pay

$19.89
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$750
Bonus
$1,300
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Mechanical Engineering Technician is $19.89.
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$14.35
MEDIAN
$19.89
90%
$25.91
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Hourly Rate
$14 - $26
Bonus
$0 - $4,848
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,300
Total Pay
$30,442 - $56,813

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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.

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Popular Skills for Mechanical Engineering Technician

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

Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Engineering Technician

An early career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.36 based on 135 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.70 based on 63 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.76 based on 57 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 328 survey responses.
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
19.2%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
22.3%