MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

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Mechanical Engineering Technology

What is a Mechanical Engineering Technician?

Mechanical engineering technicians usually work in a team, assisting mechanical engineers with design, testing, and maintenance in a manufacturing facility.

How Much Money Do Mechanical Engineering Technicians Make?

The average mechanical engineering tech in South Carolina makes $60,980/year. This is a lucrative career for someone who likes math and working in a team.

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Potential Salary90%
90%

The highest-earning 25% of mechanical engineering techs make an average of $73,800/year*

Average Salary80%
80%

Average salary for mechanical engineering techs in South Carolina is around $60,980/year

Starting Salary50%
50%

Average starting salary for mechanical engineering techs is around $36,000/year

Degree Requirement70%
70%

Mechanical engineering technician jobs typically require an associate’s degree

Time Commitment70%
70%

You can earn a mechanical engineering technology associate’s degree in two years or less

Job Availability70%
70%

880 mechanical engineering tech jobs are available in South Carolina

Job Security80%
80%

This career field is expected to grow by 6% through 2030*

Salary info and other data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and Salary.com
* Denotes info based on nation-wide statistics

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Beginning spring 2022, York Technical College will offer students college at no costs for tuition and fees. Students may choose from over 100 programs, offered in variety of flexible course and scheduling options, that lead to rewarding careers.

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Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree

21 Classes (63 Total Credit Hours)
$36K/Year Starting Salary

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