Man working in a lab setting at a machine

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.

Sample of reported job titles: Design Engineer, Designer, Engineering Lab Technician, Engineering Technical Analyst, Engineering Technician, Equipment Engineer, Lab Technician, Mechanical Designer, Process Technician, Research and Development Technician

Local Characteristics

  • Median Wage of $18.45/hr
  • 27 Employed Locally
  • Projected Growth, 2016-2021: 7%
  • Retirement Risk: Insufficient Data
  • Gender Diversity: Average (19% of Local Employees are Female)

NCRC/WorkKeys Targets*




Graphic Literacy
5 4 4

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*In 2017 NCRC/WorkKeys test names were revised from the older titles of Applied Math, Reading for Information, and Locating Information.