Average Senior Engineering Technician Hourly Pay

$28.55
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$2,324
Bonus
$3,052
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The average hourly pay for a Senior Engineering Technician is $28.55.
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$19.65
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$28.55
90%
$38.58
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$20 - $39
Bonus
$492 - $9,766
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$1,458 - $9,463
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$46,571 - $89,163
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What Do Senior Engineering Technicians Do?

Senior Engineering Technician Tasks
  • Identify compliance, calibration, and specification issues with an eye for technical accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Supervise processes to increase quality and efficiency.
  • Write reports to inform project leaders about risks, costs, and deliverables.
  • Assist engineers with construction, assembly, and design calculations during projects.

Job Satisfaction for Senior Engineering Technician

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Popular Employer Salaries for Senior Engineering Technician

The top respondents for the job title Senior Engineering Technician are from the companies City of Commerce City, Parker Hannifin Corp and Qualcomm Inc. Reported salaries are highest at City of Commerce City where the average pay is $36.06. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Qualcomm Inc, earning around $30.10. S&ME, Inc. pays the lowest at around $21.86. Parker Hannifin Corp also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $28.50.

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What Are Popular Skills for Senior Engineering Technicians?

Skills in Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Test Engineering, Technical Analysis and Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average.

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

An entry-level Senior Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.50 based on 8 salaries. An early career Senior Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.83 based on 72 salaries. A mid-career Senior Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.86 based on 141 salaries. An experienced Senior Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.66 based on 234 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Employees with Senior Engineering Technician in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 31.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Dallas, Texas (14.6% more) and Houston, Texas (10.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (16.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 763 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
9.4%
Mid Career
18.5%
Experienced
30.7%
Late Career
40.4%