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 $45,084 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $37,627 and $55,353. 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. 

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25% $37,627 10% $30,837 90% $64,702 75% $55,353 $45,084 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technician I

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 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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