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
$35,270
25th Percentile Wage
$43,140
50th Percentile Wage
$55,400
75th Percentile Wage
$66,920
90th Percentile Wage
$79,000

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 $79,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineering technicians is $35,270.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201655,4002.08%-18.61%
201554,250-2.86%-
201455,8003.87%-
201353,640-22.50%-
201265,710--

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

The average salaries of mechanical engineering technicians in three 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 specialty trade contractors industry with an annual salary $55,360. The lowest paying industry is the plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractors industry (annual salary $52,720). For detailed mechanical engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Specialty Trade Contractors
$55,360
Building Equipment Contractors
$54,670
Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
$52,720

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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