Mechanical Engineering Technicians

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Occupation Description

Mechanical engineering technicians implement knowledge of mechanical engineering to update, design, test, and maintain machinery and equipment under the guidance of engineering staff or physical scientists.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

46630

Job Openings By 2020

10400

Growth Rate

3.9%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth