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Mechanical Design Technician Salary

$67,263 (USD)

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Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanical Design Technician is $67,263 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Design Technician is between $48,242 and $83,004. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Mechanical Design Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Assists Mechanical Engineer in developing detailed design drawings and related specifications of mechanical equipment, according to engineering sketches and design proposal specifications.
  • Makes sketches and rough layouts, records data, makes computations, assesses results, and prepares reports.
  • Analyzes engineering sketches, specifications, and related data and drawings to determine design factors, such as size, shape, and arrangement of parts.
  • Assists mechanical engineers in designing, developing, testing, and manufacturing machinery, consumer products, and other equipment.
Mechanical Design Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 43,390

Estimated population of Mechanical Design Technician jobs: 1,825

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Mechanical Design Technician Job Listings for United States

Design Technician (3d CAD AND autodesk Inventor) $28/hr
May 8
Wilmington, NC, USA
Manufacturing Company
Mechanical Design Technician Job Location: Wilmington, North Carolina Job Duration: 6.00 months Overview: Job Description: • Detail and document designs via models/drawings (INVENTOR) under ...
Mechanical Design Engineer
Mar 20
Livermore, CA, USA
Mechanical Design Engineer (17590BR) How to Apply We invite interested applicants to visit our ... technicians and coordinators. * Ability to present concepts and ideas in a clear and coherent ...
Engineering Design Supervisor - Mechanical Design
May 16
Livermore, United States
Lawrence Livermore National Security
Engineering Design Supervisor - Mechanical Design Location: Livermore, CA Category ... Technicians/IT Organization: Engineering Posting Requirement: External w/ US Citizenship Job ID ...
Mechanical Designer
May 17
San Ramon, CA, USA
Abbott Laboratories
... Technicians in the Engineering and Manufacturing departments in the creation and revision of CAD ... on mechanical components and assemblies. · Works with engineers and technicians to optimize ...
Process Engineer Mechanical Design
Apr 17
Emeryville, CA, USA
MycoWorks, Inc.
The Process Engineer, Mechanical Design role will involve ownership of critical projects in pursuit ... Manage technician(s) in order to execute experimental hardware and process development * Spend ...
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