The average wage for an Instrument Repair Technician is $15.63 per hour.

$23,672 - $62,821
$24K
$49K
$63K
MEDIAN: $48,890
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90%

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$10.41 - $20.43
$10
$16
$20
MEDIAN: $15.63
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$23,672 - $62,821  
   
Bonus
$450.00  
Commission
$5,200  
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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$23,831 - $59,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.41 - $20.43  
   
Overtime
$12.26 - $34.59  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$450.00  
   
Commission
$5,200  
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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$23,831 - $59,183  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Job Description for Instrument Repair Technician

A variety of manufacturing machinery, from robotics to tools to automated processes, rely on accurate controls and gauges. An instrument repair technician helps ensure control and monitoring hardware functions properly through routine maintenance and repair. The technician is typically employed directly by the manufacturing company in larger companies; however, smaller organizations may subcontract this work to private repair companies that have dedicated technicians.

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Instrument Repair Technician Tasks

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

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Repair Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Instrument Repair Technician

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
043
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Instrument Repair Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 51%

Late-Career
up arrow 41%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
vision benefits
Vision: 37%
dental benefits
None: 37%
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