Mechanical Engineering Technician III Salary in the United States

How much does a Mechanical Engineering Technician III make in the United States? The average Mechanical Engineering Technician III salary in the United States is $62,669 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $53,815 and $70,263. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Assists mechanical engineers in the planning and testing of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery, such as engines, instruments, controls, robots, machines, etc. Helps prepare proposals and cost estimates. Estimates work load to establish completion dates. Requires a high school degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    Mechanical Engineering Technician II

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Mechanical Engineering Technician III

    3 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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