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Mechanical Engineering Technologists

Assist mechanical engineers with various tasks and activities.

Quick Facts


Median wages for the broader occupation, Engineering Technologists and Technicians, Except Drafters, All Other, are $36.84 / hour.


On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Assist engineers or scientists with research.
  • Monitor the productivity or efficiency of industrial operations.
  • Create graphical representations of industrial production systems.
  • Create graphical representations of mechanical equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

CAD Designer (Computer Aided Design Designer)
Mechanical Designer
Tool Analyst

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