Electronic Calibration Technician Salary
Men make up the majority of Electronic Calibration Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $20.59 per hour. Although just under a third lack health benefits of any kind, a majority do enjoy medical insurance, and more than half get dental coverage, too. Among folks in this role, job satisfaction levels approximately match the national average. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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.
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
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $41K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $53K. Electronic Calibration Technicians see a median salary of $50K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $57K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.