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Mechanical Engineering Technicians

in Massachusetts

Apply theory and principles of mechanical engineering to modify, develop, test, or calibrate machinery and equipment under direction of engineering staff or physical scientists.

Occupation Projection for Mechanical Engineering Technicians

SOC
Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
173027  Mechanical Engineering Technicians 1,038 1,082 44 4.24 % 34 56 94 Associate's degree 

Mechanical Engineering Technicians Projections by Industry

Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    470  45 % 530  49 % 60  12 % $58,770
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    470  45 % 530  49 % 60  12 % $58,770
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing    200  19 % 190  17 % -10  -5 % $59,070
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