Mechanical Engineering Technologist Career

Job Description: Assist mechanical engineers in such activities as generation, transmission, or use of mechanical or fluid energy. Prepare layouts of machinery or equipment or plan the flow of work. May conduct statistical studies or analyze production costs.


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Mechanical Engineering Technologist Career

Salary Info

Median Annual Wage

$64,050

Median Hourly Wage

$30.79*

Total Employed Nationally

74,290


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.