Electronic Calibration Technician Salary
Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Electronic Calibration Technicians earn an average of $21.18 per hour. Some workers in this field — just under one in three — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by more than half and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Most Electronic Calibration Technicians are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
|Salary||$39,151 - $76,025|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $38,783|
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|$30,621 - $67,909|
|Hourly Rate||$13.19 - $29.72|
|Overtime||$19.13 - $40.50|
|Bonus||$-0.50 - $38,783|
|Total Pay (||$30,621 - $67,909|
Job Description for Electronic Calibration Technician
Electronic calibration technicians are responsible for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of electronic equipment. They are employed in a variety of fields and industries, including software, telecommunications, healthcare, aerospace, factories, biotechnology, utilities, and telecommunications.Read More...
Those in this position generally work in indoor environments, and light travel may be required to test electronic equipment in the field. Formal education requirements vary depending on the organization and field; a high school diploma or equivalent is often required, and many employers prefer those with at least an associate’s degree in an industrial science field - many technical schools also offer programs relating to the position. Ongoing education and training may also be required, as electronics are constantly changing and growing.
An electronic calibration technician will have a variety of responsibilities and duties, including: performing calibrations and documenting the calibration process; approving products which meet standards; repairing assessment tools; measuring equipment; working with various departments regarding production and customers’ needs; identifying and correcting any measurement areas; compiling and measuring data; training other staff; ordering inventory; and maintaining product accuracy.
This position requires a person who pays high attention to detail and is highly critical and analytical in nature. Electronic calibration technicians should also possess strong mathematical and technical skills with expert hand-eye coordination. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Electronic Calibration Technician Tasks
- Record test results in tracking database and/or written documentation.
- Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and/or technical orders to determine specifications/tolerances, methods, and sequences of assembly.
- Repair, alter, or calibrate assemblies or systems to meet operational specifications.
- Perform calibrations on assemblies with test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment to determine compliance to operational specifications.
- Use soldering equipment and hand tools to install electrical assemblies.
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Pay by Experience Level for Electronic Calibration Technician
Pay by Experience for an Electronic Calibration Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electronic Calibration Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 30 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electronic Calibration Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Electronic Calibration Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 12 salaries. An Electronic Calibration Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 13 salaries.
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