Salary for Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians

Also known as:  Gyroscopic Engineering Technician, Heat Transfer Technician, Hydraulic Technician, Mechanical Engineering Technician, Optomechanical Technician

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Individuals working as mechanical engineering technicians apply their knowledge of mechanical engineering to the analysis of plans, drawings, and testing products. They may create experimental parts, and modify parts in existing products in order to guarantee that technical and design related problems are resolved. Additionally, they may analyze product and parts performance by examining factors such as operating temperature, amperage, voltage, and electrical input and output. There are apprenticeships associated with the position, and background in mechanical engineering is required.

A Mechanical Engineering Technologist and Technician will normally receive a salary between $36,200 to $91,320 depending on experience and domain knowledge. will most likely earn wages of sixty thousand eight hundred and eigthy dollars every year.

have the best average pay in New Mexico, which has wages of close to about $77,990. They have the best average pay in Finance and Insurance, which has normal pay levels of $83,550.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 34.67 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Mechanical Engineering Technologists and Technicians tend to make the most in the following industries:

Finance and Insurance
$83,550
Public Administration
$78,140
Utilities
$74,840
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$68,470
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$68,100
Transportation and Warehousing
$66,380

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Retail Trade
$40,770
Accommodation and Food Services
$44,500
Educational Services
$51,580
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$58,710
Construction
$58,840
Manufacturing
$59,070