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Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mechanical engineering technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,000
25th Percentile Wage
$39,890
50th Percentile Wage
$51,680
75th Percentile Wage
$64,010
90th Percentile Wage
$77,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services. 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 $77,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $51,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineering technicians is $26,000.

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 administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$51,680
-0.95% 1.57%
2016
$52,170
0.54% -
2015
$51,890
3.49% -
2014
$50,080
2.22% -
2013
$48,970
-3.88% -
2012
$50,870
- -

Compare Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of mechanical engineering technicians in six industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services 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 waste treatment and disposal industry with an annual salary $58,970. The lowest paying industry is the administrative and support services industry (annual salary $51,720). For detailed mechanical engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$58,970
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$58,970
Facilities Support Services
$57,620
Temporary Help Services
$52,110
Employment Services
$52,060
Administrative and Support Services
$51,720

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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