Information About Mechanical Engineering Technicians

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Training

Mechanical engineering technicians need associate degree.

Degrees for Mechanical engineering technicians
Training for Mechanical Engineering Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 3.7
High School 23.5
Some College 33.1
Associates Degree 22.7
Bachelors Degree 14.1
Masters Degree 2.3
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment

Represents about 46,000 people in the United States- 0.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are down Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 less mechanical engineering technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, mechanical engineering technicians make $25.39 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mechanical engineering technicians $15.80 $19.50 $24.60 $30.40 $36.10
Architecture and engineering occupations $19.00 $25.50 $34.60 $45.70 $57.80
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, mechanical engineering technicians make $52,810 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Mechanical engineering technicians $32,930 $40,630 $51,350 $63,270 $75,110
Architecture and engineering occupations $39,640 $53,220 $72,070 $95,230 $120,380
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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