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Structural Test Mechanic Salary
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

$46,721 (USD)

Average Salary

$22/hr

Average Hourly

$1,332

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $46,721 a year and $22 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $34,792 and $56,656. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 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:
$54,163
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Description: Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware...

Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 7
Allentown, PA, USA
Sharp Packaging Solutions
Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. * Performs scheduled preventive ... Starts devices to test their performance. * Initiates parts requisition order for parts and ...
Field Mechanic
May 22
Coatesville, PA, USA
JGM
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 - Design/Development
Jun 10
Cranbury, NJ, USA
JAKTOOL
... test? Are you a driver of positive change and constant improvement? Then we have a role for you ... Y 14.5 2009 · Perform structural analysis including, but notlimited to traditional hand ...
Skilled Shipyard Trades in Newport News, VA
Jul 19
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Trade Team
Structural Welder $37, Four years of NNS or naval shipyard experience as a first class Welder. ... Test: 1.Multi-pass. All position fillet and butt welds using the SMAW process 2. Ability to fuse ...
Forklift Service Technician - PA & New Jersey
Jun 5
Willow Grove, PA, USA
Arbor Material Handling Inc
... mechanical and electrical components as appropriate using handtools and power tools. · Installs special functional and structural parts in devices, using handtools. Starts devices to test their ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Structural Test Mechanic is $46,721 a year and $22 an hour in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Structural Test Mechanic is between $34,792 and $56,656. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Structural Test Mechanic Job Listings for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Industrial Maintenance Mechanic
Jun 7
Allentown, PA, USA
Sharp Packaging Solutions
Installs special functional and structural parts in devices. * Performs scheduled preventive ... Starts devices to test their performance. * Initiates parts requisition order for parts and ...
Field Mechanic
May 22
Coatesville, PA, USA
JGM
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 ...
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