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Mechanical Design Technician Salary
in Houston, Texas

$65,207 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanical Design Technician is $65,207 a year and $31 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Design Technician is between $46,767 and $80,467. 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 Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, Texas, 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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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Mechanical Design Technician Job Listings for Houston, Texas

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Experis- Engineering
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Mechanical Engineer
Apr 22
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BPM Micosystems
Execute the design of automated equipment, peripherals and relevant electromechanical subsystems * Prepare cost estimates and design products to meet cost and profitability targets * Utilize Design ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 19
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Dorian Tool
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