How much does a Mechanic Technician I make in the United States? The average Mechanic Technician I salary in the United States is $49,245 as of October 27, 2022, but the range typically falls between $43,060 and $56,136. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.
Mechanic Technician I maintains and services a building or plant's mechanical equipment, control systems, power distribution systems, and HVAC systems. Performs preventative maintenance and routine repairs to systems and equipment. Being a Mechanic Technician I conducts periodic safety and maintenance inspections to evaluate equipment for replacement and identify wear and damage. Uses technical diagrams, blueprints, and schematics to install, troubleshoot, calibrate, and repair equipment, engines, and compressors. Additionally, Mechanic Technician I orders parts needed for replacement and coordinates with service providers to complete maintenance tasks. Uses a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) or work order system to track and document activities. Follows established safety procedures and regulations for hazardous materials handling. May have completed a trade apprenticeship or technical training. Requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Mechanic Technician I works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Mechanic Technician I in the United States. The base salary for Mechanic Technician I ranges from $43,060 to $56,136 with the average base salary of $49,245. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $43,563 to $56,990 with the average total cash compensation of $49,886.