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Mechanical Design Technician Salary
in Richmond, Virginia

$65,116 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Mechanical Design Technician is $65,116 a year and $31 an hour in Richmond, Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Mechanical Design Technician is between $46,702 and $80,354. 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 Richmond, Virginia.

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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 Richmond, Virginia, 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: Richmond () is a city in the U.S. state of Virginia and its capital. It is the center of the Richmond Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) and the Greater Richmond Region. Richmond was incorporated in 1742 and has been an independent city since 1871. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 204,214; in 2016, the population was estimated to be 223,170, making Richmond the fourth-most populous city in Virginia. The Richmond Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,260,029, the third-most populous metro in the state. Richmond is at the fall line of the James River, 44 miles (71 km) west of Williamsburg, 66 miles...

Mechanical Design Technician Job Listings for Richmond, Virginia

Mechanical Designer
May 30
Hopewell, VA, USA
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Under direct supervision, perform a variety of mechanical design for project executions. Support procurement, construction, and commissioning phases of projects with activities including assisting ...
Mechanical Design Engineer
Apr 2
Day & Zimmermann
Mechanical Design Engineer to work on Site in the Nuclear Engineering DepartmentJob SummaryA degreed engineering candidate is being sought to fill an entry level open position as a member of the ...
Mechanical Engineer
Jun 3
Richmond, VA, USA
TriMech Services
The Mechanical Engineer is responsible for mechanical design of system components, standard and custom machine design. This includes responsibility for master layout and all aspects of the mechanical ...
Petroleum Service Technician (Trainee)
May 23
Richmond, VA, 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 ...
Quality Technician 2nd shift
Jun 20
... lineup process (design, bill, assembly, implementation, etc.)Communicate engineering and/or ... Must be able to lift with or without mechanical aids on a recurring basis (up to 50 lbs)Work is ...
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