How much does a Mechanical Engineering Technician III make in the United States? The average Mechanical Engineering Technician III salary in the United States is $65,790 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $56,495 and $73,760. 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. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $56,495 10% $48,031 90% $81,017 75% $73,760 $65,790 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technician III

Mechanical Engineering Technician III 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 III requires a high school diploma or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Mechanical Engineering Technician III works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. To be a Mechanical Engineering Technician III typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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