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Development Mechanic Salary
in Maryland, United States

$44,412 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Development Mechanic is $44,412 a year and $21 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Development Mechanic is between $33,208 and $53,721. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Lays out, fabricates, and assembles developmental or experimental structural and mechanical parts and assemblies, and installs parts and assemblies in prototype aircraft or spacecraft, following engineering information, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, loft information, and related engineering data to plan sequence of operations and methods for fabricating, assembling, and installing parts and assemblies.
  • Lays out radii, angle, and dimensions of parts on assorted materials, using precision measuring and marking instruments, such as gauges, calipers, scale, and scriber, applying trigonometric calculations to solve layout problems.
  • Sets up and operates shop equipment, such as bandsaw, lathe, table saw, drill press, shear, and brake, to shape and form parts.
  • Verifies dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Drills, countersinks, and reams holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, rivets, and other fasteners, using power tools.
  • Aligns and joins structural assemblies, using transit, sight level, handtools, power tools, clamps, and fasteners.
  • Installs experimental parts and assemblies in prototype structure to verify accuracy of layout and assembly.
  • Tests functional performance of installed parts.
  • Confers with engineers to resolve fabrication and installation problems.
  • May fabricate or modify tooling, such as jigs, fixtures, templates, and form blocks.
  • May fabricate and assemble reduced-scale mockups of parts and assemblies.
  • May be designated by type of part or assembly developed.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Development Mechanic Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Director of Business Development
Nov 26
Bethesda, MD, USA
Global Engineering Solutions
... mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering. Our business is about people ... We also provide in-house training and professional development programs to help you reach your full ...
New Product Development Technologist
Nov 27
Elkton, MD, USA
Gordon Group LLC
They are currently seeking a New Product Development Engineer to join their team in Elkton ... Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Material Engineering or Polymer Science and Engineering ...
R&D System Support Specialist - Medical Devices
Dec 6
Sparks, MD, USA
Amerit Consulting
General knowledge of electronics and electro-mechanical devices and functions, software interfaces ... R&D disciplines to drive investigation of root causes and corrective actions. This includes ...
R&D System Support Specialist---diagnostic systems
Dec 6
Sparks, MD, USA
TechData Service Company LLC
R&D System Support Specialist Shift: M-F 8AM - 5PM DEPARTMENT: R&D Systems Engineering The ... KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: • General knowledge of electronics and electro-mechanical devices and ...
R&D System Support Specialist
Dec 6
Sparks, MD, USA
Millenniumsoft Inc.
R&D System Support Specialist Location : Sparks, MD Duration : 12 Months Contract Start Time : 8:00 ... Knowledge and Skills: · General knowledge of electronics and electro-mechanical devices and ...