Mechanical Engineering Technician Salary Information in Texas

The average annual and hourly salaries for mechanical engineering technicians in the state of Texas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of mechanical engineering technicians amongst Texas areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Texas

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,660
25th Percentile Wage
$44,370
50th Percentile Wage
$63,230
75th Percentile Wage
$87,130
90th Percentile Wage
$128,660

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for mechanical engineering technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $128,660. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $63,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,660.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of mechanical engineering technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$63,230
9.66% 10.94%
2016
$57,120
3.87% -
2015
$54,910
0.27% -
2014
$54,760
0.55% -
2013
$54,460
-3.40% -
2012
$56,310
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Mechanical Engineering Technicians in Texas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of mechanical engineering technicians in state of Texas ranges from $18,460 to $108,270. The highest paying area for mechanical engineering technicians in Texas is Beaumont-Port Arthur with a median annual salary of $108,270. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown (mean annual salary $73,430). The lowest paying area is McAllen-Edinburg-Mission with a median annual salary of $18,460.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$108,270
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$73,430
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$67,390
Abilene
$66,820
Lubbock
$65,100
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$61,450
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$54,570
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$54,470
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$52,760
El Paso
$52,440
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$52,380
Fort Worth-Arlington
$51,720
College Station-Bryan
$49,730
Brownsville-Harlingen
$44,350
Waco
$43,400
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$18,460




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