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Instrument Repair Technician Salary

An Instrument Repair Technician earns an average wage of $15.44 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
$27,000 - $84,000
(Median)
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41K
59K
84K
MEDIAN: $40,694
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$11.68 - $24.35
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$27,000 - $84,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,250  
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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$24,907 - $60,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.68 - $24.35  
   
Overtime
$20.55 - $40.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,250  
   
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).
)
$24,907 - $60,960  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
United States (change)

Job Description for Instrument Repair Technician

  • Interact with customers and set expectations about schedule and eventual use of instruments.
  • Repair instruments, calibrating and ensuring performance is within acceptable limits.
  • Inspect equipment and test current state to identify needed repairs, adjustments and parts.
  • Document calibration, repairs, and condition at intake and return.

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Experience Affects Instrument Repair Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

Experienced
up arrow 28%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 13%