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Mechanical Design Technician Salary
in Columbia, South Carolina

$60,995 (USD)

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The average pay for a Mechanical Design Technician is $60,995 a year and $29 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Design Technician is between $43,746 and $75,268. 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 Columbia, South Carolina.

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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 Columbia, South Carolina, 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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About Columbia, South Carolina

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Description: Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 134,309 as of 2016. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 832,666 by July 1, 2018, according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. This makes it the 70th largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nation, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau as of July 1, 2018. The name...

Mechanical Design Technician Job Listings for Columbia, South Carolina

Mechanical Engineer
May 22
Columbia, SC, USA
The Hiring Group
The Mechanical Engineer will provide leadership, design, installation & startup support for projects. In addition, this person will be involved with some project management functions. He or she will ...
Petroleum Service Technician (Trainee)
May 23
Columbia, SC, USA
SPATCO Energy Solutions
We offer turnkey development of retail and commercial facilities, as well as offering custom design ... repair of mechanical flow meters (used for metering the flow rate of petroleum products in a ...
Senior HVAC Service Technician
Apr 13
Columbia, SC, USA
Talent Bond Recruiting Inc.
Must enjoy working with electro-mechanical components and controls * Ability to use basic hand ... design, production, or service experience will be advantageous, but not necessary * Must have a ...
Materials Engineer
Jun 18
Columbia, SC, USA
EXI, inc
Complete design and development projects by training and guiding technicians. Maintain professional ... REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Industrial / Mechanical / Packaging Engineering required 7+ years ...
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