Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,450
25th Percentile Wage
$54,850
50th Percentile Wage
$62,140
75th Percentile Wage
$74,130
90th Percentile Wage
$90,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $90,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $62,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineering technicians is $45,450.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201662,1401.40%26.57%
201561,2700.55%-
201460,93025.11%-
201245,630--

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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