Bench Technician Salary

Bench Technicians in the United States take home approximately $16.10 per hour on average. Career length is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by the larger part and dental coverage is claimed by approximately half. Most Bench Technicians survey respondents are men (78 percent). The majority of Bench Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,492 - $44,500
$34K
MEDIAN: $34,000
50%

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$11.81 - $23.38
$12
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $16.10
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50%
90%

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$0$50K
Salary $34,000
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $850
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,717 - $50,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 5
Hourly Data $0$34
Hourly Rate $11.81 - $23.38
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $18.12 - $34.72
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $2,000
Profit Sharing $850
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,717 - $50,643
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 48

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Job Description for Bench Technician

Bench technicians usually assemble electronic parts, such as circuits and wires. In some jobs, they do not work with new electronics, but instead repair electronics that have been sent for repair. Other positions focus mainly on calibrating and performing tests on electronic parts, which may be done both in a manual and semi-automated manner, and machine-learning may also be carried out to maximize efficiency.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bench Technician

Pay by Experience for a Bench Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Bench Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Bench Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Bench Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 11 salaries. A Bench Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Bench Technician

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Bench Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲40%

Late-Career
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 36%
no benefits
None: 31%
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