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Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare mechanical engineering technician salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,440
25th Percentile Wage
$39,790
50th Percentile Wage
$53,260
75th Percentile Wage
$64,060
90th Percentile Wage
$79,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $79,330. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $53,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid mechanical engineering technicians is $28,440.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$53,260
1.52% 41.91%
2016
$52,450
2.35% -
2015
$51,220
20.79% -
2014
$40,570
0.57% -
2013
$40,340
23.30% -
2012
$30,940
- -

Compare Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of mechanical engineering technicians in three industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 electronic and precision equipment repair and maintenance industry with an annual salary $57,120. The lowest paying industry is the commercial and industrial machinery equipment (except auto and electronic) repair and maintenance industry (annual salary $50,160). For detailed mechanical engineering technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$57,120
Repair and Maintenance
$52,820
Commercial and Industrial Machinery Equipment (except Auto and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
$50,160

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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