Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,590
25th Percentile Wage
$20,740
50th Percentile Wage
$38,140
75th Percentile Wage
$54,640
90th Percentile Wage
$69,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of educational 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 $69,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineering technicians is $17,590.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201638,1405.69%-24.99%
201535,970-18.15%-
201442,500-14.61%-
201348,7102.14%-
201247,670--

Compare Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of mechanical engineering technicians in six industries in the educational 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 educational services - privately owned industry with an annual salary $48,980. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - state government owned industry (annual salary $32,990). For detailed mechanical engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Services - Privately owned
$48,980
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,640
Educational Services
$38,140
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$35,400
Educational Services - State government owned
$32,990
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$32,990

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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