The median annual wage of mechanical engineering technicians was $50,110 in May 2010. The median wage is the wage at which half of the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $31,940, and the top 10 percent earned more than $73,980.
Most technicians work full time.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition