Hydraulic Technician Career

*A job as a Hydraulic Technician falls under the broader career category of Mechanical Engineering Technicians. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.

Job Description for Mechanical Engineering Technicians : Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.


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Mechanical Engineering Technician Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$57,180

Median Hourly Wage

$27.49*

Total Employed Nationally

45,510


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics May 2016 wage data and 2016-2026 employment projections. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2016-2026). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.