The median annual wage for electro-mechanical technicians was $53,340 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $33,580, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $84,520.
In May 2015, the median annual wages for electro-mechanical technicians in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
Semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing
Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing
Support activities for mining
Electro-mechanical technicians often work for larger companies in manufacturing or for engineering firms. Like others at these firms, these technicians tend to work regular shifts. However, sometimes they must work additional hours to make repairs so that manufacturing operations can continue.
Median annual wages, May 2015
Drafters, engineering technicians, and mapping technicians
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics