Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Construction

The salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mechanical engineering technician salaries in different industries within the construction sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,170
25th Percentile Wage
$44,610
50th Percentile Wage
$58,090
75th Percentile Wage
$73,670
90th Percentile Wage
$86,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) mechanical engineering technicians is $86,710. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $58,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineering technicians is $35,170.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$58,090
4.63% -13.12%
2016
$55,400
2.08% -
2015
$54,250
-2.86% -
2014
$55,800
3.87% -
2013
$53,640
-22.50% -
2012
$65,710
- -

Compare Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Construction Sector

The average salaries of mechanical engineering technicians in eight industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for mechanical engineering technician occupations is the other specialty trade contractors industry with an annual salary $70,760. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $52,690). For detailed mechanical engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$70,760
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$69,710
Construction of Buildings
$67,410
Nonresidential Building Construction
$67,410
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors
$66,680
Specialty Trade Contractors
$57,920
Building Equipment Contractors
$55,640
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$52,690

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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