Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Mechanical Engineering Technician is $20.27
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 $20.71 based on 87 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.12 based on 48 …Read more
What Do Mechanical Engineering Technicians Do?
A mechanical engineering technician works with other engineers to develop (and/or improve existing) products and machinery. These technicians play an important role in the manufacturing process, as they can improve efficiency and worker safety by evolving existing processes. Additionally, a mechanical engineering technician can add functionality to products by creating parts and processes that make them more useful. They also help diagnose and remedy existing mechanical processes that appear …Read more
- 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.