Mechanical Engineering Technician I Salary in the United States

How much does a Mechanical Engineering Technician I make in the United States? The average Mechanical Engineering Technician I salary in the United States is $43,564 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $36,355 and $53,488. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Mechanical Engineering Technician I assists mechanical engineers in the planning and testing of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery, such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Helps prepare proposals and cost estimates. Estimates work load to establish completion dates. Being a Mechanical Engineering Technician I requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Mechanical Engineering Technician I may require 0-1 year of general work experience. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. Works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
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City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.0%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
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City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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