Find accredited engineering technician associate’s degree programs at local trade schools or online technical colleges near you. All listed schools are accredited and offer financial aid to those who qualify, most offer services like job placement too.
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“How much will I earn when I’m a mechanical engineering technician?
The Bureau of Labor Statistics places the median salary for this career at a little over $54K, with the top 10 percent earning a median of $83K. To have an understanding of what the median is, it’s the point when half of the salaries are higher and half are lower. The top-paying industries are local government ($75K), pipeline transportation of natural gas ($73K), and non-residential building construction ($69K). You’ll find the top paying states to be New Mexico ($72K), Hawaii ($70K), Connecticut ($69K), Alaska ($68K), and Delaware ($68K).“[ref]
Colleges with Engineering Technician Training
All colleges are not listed here, use the search application to see your local options.
- Southern Technical Institute
- New England Institute of Technology
- Rockford Career College
What is a mechanical engineering technician?
Mechanical engineering technicians work under the supervision of a mechanical engineer or scientist and help to design machinery, equipment, and other products. What that actually means is:
- Once test results are you, you create a shareable report stating your findings.
- You make sure industrial operations are running efficiently.
- You test the performance of whatever project is being worked on.
- Prepare sketches of parts.