Salary for Automotive Engineering Technicians

Also known as:  Gyroscopic Engineering Technician, Heat Transfer Technician, Hydraulic Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Optomechanical Technician helps science and professional engineers find better paying jobs across all specialties and locations.

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Automotive engineering technicians review and test proposed design changes for reliability, durability, efficiency, and performance. They may suggest changes to proposed designs, and determine the practicality of other changes. Additionally, they may inspect parts during the testing process to determine the cause of malfunctions and mechanical failures. A background in engineering is essential for this position.

An Automotive Engineering Technician will normally receive salaries that can range from 40000 to 60000 depending on education and tenure levels. Automotive Engineering Technicians can earn an average salary of Fifty One Thousand Five Hundred dollars per year.

Automotive Engineering Technicians obtain the most salary in Alaska, where they can earn wages of about $63950. People with these jobs can get the highest pay in Construction, where they receive pay of $61910.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 14.27 percent nationwide in that time.
Automotive Engineering Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $61,910
Construction $59,540
Transportation and Warehousing $58,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises $57,120
Information $56,270
Public Administration $54,980
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Other Services (except Public Administration) $39,270
Finance and Insurance $40,800
Educational Services $47,040
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $47,130
Utilities $49,840
Wholesale Trade $50,110