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Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary Information

The salary statistics of electro-mechanical technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of electro-mechanical technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The electro-mechanical technicians annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,550
25th Percentile Wage
$44,980
50th Percentile Wage
$56,740
75th Percentile Wage
$71,640
90th Percentile Wage
$87,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for electro-mechanical technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) electro-mechanical technicians is $87,970. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,740. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $36,550. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 140% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$56,740
1.99% 8.67%
2016
$55,610
4.08% -
2015
$53,340
0.51% -
2014
$53,070
3.28% -
2013
$51,330
-0.95% -
2012
$51,820
- -

Table 2. Electro-Mechanical Technician Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of electro-mechanical technicians in 13 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for electro-mechanical technicians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $75,830. The lowest paying sector is the transportation and warehousing sector (annual salary $46,430).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Utilities
$75,830
Educational Services
$70,480
Construction
$67,870
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$63,880
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$60,510
Mining
$59,270
Federal, State, and Local Government
$56,720
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$56,300
Manufacturing
$54,430
Retail Trade
$54,300
Wholesale Trade
$53,860
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$48,320
Transportation and Warehousing
$46,430

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Electro-Mechanical Technicians by States

From the above tables we note that not only electro-mechanical technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of electro-mechanical technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $38,880 to $84,580. The highest paying state for electro-mechanical technicians is Alaska with a median annual salary of $84,580. The lowest paying state is South Carolina with a median annual salary of $38,880. For more salary information of electro-mechanical technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Alaska
$84,580
Washington
$83,760
Vermont
$71,690
New Mexico
$70,980
Georgia
$68,130
Connecticut
$68,130
Maryland
$67,480
New York
$66,200
Colorado
$65,620
District of Columbia
$65,340
Oregon
$64,820
Michigan
$63,320
North Carolina
$58,460
New Hampshire
$58,360
Utah
$57,930
California
$57,850
Texas
$57,510
Missouri
$57,450
Wyoming
$57,150
West Virginia
$56,720
Alabama
$56,680
Mississippi
$56,410
New Jersey
$56,150
Minnesota
$55,930
Wisconsin
$54,820
Virginia
$54,430
Idaho
$53,750
Massachusetts
$53,430
Oklahoma
$53,170
Iowa
$53,030
Indiana
$52,400
Ohio
$52,380
Illinois
$52,330
Nebraska
$51,790
Arizona
$50,620
Louisiana
$50,290
Puerto Rico
$49,270
Kentucky
$48,240
Tennessee
$46,630
Pennsylvania
$45,660
Nevada
$45,380
Florida
$44,190
South Carolina
$38,880



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