Average Mechanical Technician Hourly Pay

$20.57
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$1,300
Bonus
$5,750
Commission
$610
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The average hourly pay for a Mechanical Technician is $20.57.
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$15.03
MEDIAN
$20.57
90%
$31.24
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Hourly Rate
$15 - $31
Bonus
$1 - $5,093
Profit Sharing
$0 - $5,068
Commission
$0 - $5,750
Total Pay
$33,414 - $72,613
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What Do Mechanical Technicians Do?

Mechanical Technician Tasks
  • Check components and replace worn or damaged parts.
  • Follow procedures and complete paperwork.
  • Complete turnaround and service of equipment.

Job Satisfaction for Mechanical Technician

4 out of 5
(123)
Highly Satisfied
21Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Mechanical Technician

The top respondents for the job title Mechanical Technician are from the companies Northrop Grumman Corporation, BAE Systems Inc. and General Atomics. Reported salaries are highest at Northrop Grumman Corporation where the average pay is $29.39. BAE Systems Inc. pays the lowest at around $25.66.

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What Are Popular Skills for Mechanical Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting, Equipment Maintenance, Electronic Troubleshooting and Welding are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Mechanical Tool Repair.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Mechanical Technicians?

An entry-level Mechanical Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.42 based on 21 salaries. An early career Mechanical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.24 based on 213 salaries. A mid-career Mechanical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.78 based on 131 salaries. An experienced Mechanical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.06 based on 106 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $25.
Employees with Mechanical Technician in their job title in Dallas, Texas earn an average of 19.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Torrance, California (45.0% less), Huntsville, Alabama (18.7% less) and Richmond, Virginia (14.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 585 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.6%
Early Career
36.4%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
18.1%
Late Career
19.5%