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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Aberdeen, Maryland

$46,283 (USD)

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Last updated: June 15, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $46,283 a year and $22 an hour in Aberdeen, Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $34,466 and $56,125. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Aberdeen, Maryland.

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Job Summary

  • Plans, lays out, constructs, modifies, tests, and maintains laboratory test equipment and related structural assemblies used to test experimental aircraft and space vehicle parts and assemblies, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: reads and interprets blueprints, engineering drawings, and sketches, or receives verbal instructions, to determine methods and sequence of operations to lay out and construct mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic test equipment and related structures.
  • Lays out and fabricates parts from assorted materials, such as aluminum, steel, wood, plastic, and graphite composites, using measuring instruments and shop equipment, such as saws, shears, drill presses, lathes, and routers.
  • Fits, aligns, and assembles parts, equipment, specialized test devices, and structural framework to build test units, using precision measuring instruments, such as transit and level, power tools, rivets, bolts, clamps, pins, and other fasteners.
  • Installs, or assists other workers in installing, test specimens in test equipment, using hoist, overhead crane, or related equipment.
  • Assists engineers in operating test equipment to obtain research data on performance of experimental parts and assemblies under varying operational conditions.
  • Diagnoses test equipment malfunctions and services and repairs equipment as required.
  • May repair test specimens damaged during testing to prepare item for retesting.
  • May specialize in constructing mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, or structural test equipment.
Structural Test Mechanic Job Prevalence in Aberdeen, Maryland, United States

Job family: Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Except Engines

Job family population: 131,590

Estimated population of Structural Test Mechanic jobs: 31,361

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Aberdeen, Maryland

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Description: Aberdeen is a city located in Harford County, Maryland, 26 miles (42 km) northeast of Baltimore. The population was 14,959 at the 2010 United States Census. Aberdeen is the largest municipality in Harford County. Aberdeen is part of the Baltimore-Towson Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which is the 20th-largest United States metropolitan area. The nearest city to Aberdeen is Havre de Grace, Maryland, 4.8 miles (7.7 km) to the northeast....

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Aberdeen, Maryland

Lead-HVAC Mechanic
May 23
Baltimore, MD, USA
Valiant Integrated Services
... structural layout * Mount compressors and condenser units on platform or floor, use hand tools ... Test joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap and water solution * Wrap pipes in ...
Field Mechanic
May 22
Coatesville, PA, USA
Tests, repairs or installs mechanical units, such as water pumps, fuel pumps, governors ... Our 65,000 sq/ft AISC certified fabrication facility fabricates structural steel, plate girders ...
Mechanical Engineer Senior (Stress)
Jun 4
Perry Point, United States
Sierra Nevada
Conduct research that test and analyze the feasibility, design, operation and performance of ... NASA and/or FAA structural design standards * Geometric dimensioning and tolerancing * Designing ...
Mechanical Engineer III
May 1
Lancaster, PA, USA
TriMech Services
... heat transfer analysis, structural FEA, or shock and vibration. Mechanical Engineer III ... Conduct in-house design, drawing, and test reviews. * Produce detailed part and assembly drawings ...
Mechanical/Robotics Engineer
Mar 27
Beltsville, MD, USA
Advanced Technology and Research Corporation
... structural analysis using finite element software ... Support/lead laboratory, shipboard, and airborne tests of advanced prototype systems and ...
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