Average Base Pay
21.1% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Mechanical Engineering Technicians role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $31,580. A Mechanical Engineering Technicians candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $34,850. A person in a mid-career Mechanical Engineering Technicians role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $43,880 a year. Mechanical Engineering Technicians with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $59,340. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Mechanical Engineering Technicians role’s annual salary averages $73,280 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Mechanical Engineering Technicians position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $43,880 higher than the national average for Mechanical Engineering Technicians positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Mechanical Engineering Technicians roles that can advance both internally and with another company.