Mechanical Engineering Technician

Code: 17-3027.00

Also known as: Engineering Lab Technician, Engineering Technical Analyst, Engineering Technologist, Laboratory Technician, Maintenance Technician, Mechanical Designer, Mechanical Technician, Process Engineering Technician, Process Technician, Research and Development Technician

Description: Mechanical Engineering Technicians work under the supervision of Mechanical Engineers. They assist with the design, development, prototype testing and manufacture of various mechanical instruments or devices. Technicians may also work on prototype designs and estimate reporting.Mechanical Engineering Technicians typically have an Associate's degree in mechanical engineering technology, with a focus in thermodynamics, mechanical design and fluid mechanics.

Mechanical Engineering Technician

Typical wages

10% $36,200
25% $45,430
Median $58,230
75% $73,800
90% $91,320
10% $17.4
25% $21.84
Median $28
75% $35.48
90% $43.9

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 3,800