How Much Do Electromechanical Technicians Make in 2021 (including Starting Salary)

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Annual Salary, Salary Range, and Highest Paying States and Industries

Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Electro-Mechanical Technicians operate, test, maintain, or adjust unmanned, automated, servomechanical, or electromechanical equipment. May operate unmanned submarines, aircraft, or other equipment to observe or record visual information at sites such as oil rigs, crop fields, buildings, or for similar infrastructure, deep ocean exploration, or hazardous waste removal. May assist engineers in testing and designing robotics equipment.

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Table of contents
  1. Average salary
  2. Starting salary
  3. Salary rank
  4. Salary range
  5. Highest paying states
  6. Highest paying industries

Average salary

Annual salary
$62800 per year
Hourly wage
$30 per hour

Starting salary

Entry-level annual salary
$37,350 to $46,640 per year
Entry-level hourly wage
$18 to $22 per hour

Entry-level Electro-Mechanical Technicians with little to no experience can expect to make anywhere between $37,350 to $46,640 per year or $18 to $22 per hour. Similar to any other job, their salary will increase as they gain experience.

Salary rank

Salary rank

We wanted to make it easy for our readers to compare the salary of Electro-Mechanical Technicians to all the other careers out there. So we created Salary Rank. We compared the salary of all careers then we gave them a rank of A, B, C, or D depending on where their average salary sit in comparison to other careers.

Salary range

Level Hourly Annual
Highest (Top 10%) $46 $95,340
Senior (Top 25%) $37 $76,270
Middle (Mid 50%) $29 $59,800
Junior (Bottom 25%) $22 $46,640
No experience (Bottom 10%) $18 $37,350

Highest paying states

State Hourly Annual
WY $40 $83,300
HI $37 $77,900
WA $37 $77,020
GA $35 $72,790
AZ $34 $71,050
IL $34 $70,640
WV $33 $69,560
CO $33 $68,800
LA $32 $67,120
CA $32 $66,820

Another simple way to increase your salary as an Electro-Mechanical Technician is to move to a higher paying state. However moving to a higher paying state like WY doesn’t guarantee that you will make more because the expenses at WY might be much higher than where you are currently living at right now.

According to BLS, the highest paid Electromechanical Technicians are in the states of WY, HI, WA, GA and AZ.

Highest paying industries

Salary by industry Annual Hourly
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution $91510 $44.00
Support Activities for Air Transportation $90520 $43.52
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing $79620 $38.28
Management of Companies and Enterprises $77990 $37.49
Scientific Research and Development Services $77920 $37.46
Oil and Gas Extraction $76720 $36.88
Computer Systems Design and Related Services $70340 $33.82
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing $69750 $33.53
Technical and Trade Schools $68830 $33.09
Engine, Turbine, and Power Transmission Equipment Manufacturing $67830 $32.61
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing $67110 $32.27
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing $64430 $30.98
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods $63030 $30.30
Electrical Equipment Manufacturing $62780 $30.18
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing $61600 $29.62
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing $61530 $29.58
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools $60820 $29.24
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing $60470 $29.07
Local Government $60320 $29.00
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing $59370 $28.54
Plastics Product Manufacturing $58050 $27.91
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing $57930 $27.85
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services $57870 $27.82
Building Equipment Contractors $57620 $27.70
Machinery Manufacturing $57480 $27.64
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $56940 $27.38
Commercial and Service Industry Machinery Manufacturing $56720 $27.27
Machinery, Equipment, and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers $56110 $26.98
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing $55020 $26.45
Facilities Support Services $54800 $26.35

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