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Mechanical Engineering Technology

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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 $58,790/year. This is a lucrative career for someone who likes math and working in a team.

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Potential Salary90%
90%

Established mechanical engineering techs can make over $75,000/year*

Average Salary70%
70%

Average salary for mechanical engineering techs is around $58,000/year

Starting Salary60%
60%

Average starting salary for mechanical engineering techs is around $42,000/year

Degree Requirement70%
70%

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 Availability60%
60%

Around 1000 mechanical engineering tech jobs are available in South Carolina

Job Security70%
70%

This career has a 5% projected growth rate through 2026*

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

Training

Mechanical Engineering Technology Degree

21 Classes (63 Total Credit Hours)
$42K/Year Starting Salary

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