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Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job Information

Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.


  • Electrical and electronic engineering technicians make up 33 percent of all engineering technicians.
  • Employment of engineering technicians is influenced by economic conditions similar to those which affect engineers; as a result, job outlook varies by specialty.
  • Opportunities will be best for individuals with an associate degree or other postsecondary training in engineering technology.


Personality I'm hands on
Salary $51,350/yr ($25.68/hr)
Job Outlook Average
Education Some college, no degree