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Development Mechanic Salary
in Washington, United States

$45,598 (USD)

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Last updated: February 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Development Mechanic is $45,598 a year and $22 an hour in Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Development Mechanic is between $34,095 and $55,156. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Washington, 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.
Development Mechanic Job Prevalence in Washington, United States

Job family: Machinists

Job family population: 378,320

Estimated population of Development Mechanic jobs: 9,969

Rate of error: 0.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Development Mechanic Job Listings for Washington, United States

Technical Artist (NST)
Jan 30
Redmond, WA, USA
Nintendo of America Inc.
SUMMARY OF REQUIREMENTS * 2 or more years of experience rigging models in game development with a clear understanding of physics, character-based motion, anatomy, and mechanical dynamics. * Knowledge ...
Automotive Technician / Mechanic - Seattle, WA
Feb 5
Seattle, WA, USA
At Bridgestone we offer the most competitive development program in the industry designed with one ... mechanical individuals which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis. • ...
Service Technician Mechanic for Lawn & Garden / Ag Set-up
Feb 6
Aberdeen, WA, USA
Washington Tractor
Participates in Service EDUCATE Training programs required for the development of skills and ... Keywords: Product Specialist Retail Product Assembler Assembly Associate Mechanic Automotive ...
General Mechanic
Jan 25
Tacoma, WA, USA
Genco Technical Services
We are looking for an Equipment Mechanic to join our team! You will be responsible for repairing ... Jack Gendron, President and Director of Business Development, has 50 years experience in the ...
Lead Mechanic
Dec 27
Seattle, WA, USA
Olson Bros. Pro-Vac
Our business is continuously growing offering our employees great career and personal development ... THE POSITION : We're looking for a Lead Truck & Equipment Mechanic that is detail oriented ...
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