The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Mechanical Engineering Technician is $30.98.
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technician
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 pro…Read more
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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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 134 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 $25.88 based on 57 salaries.
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