Instrument and Electronics Technician Salary

Instrument and Electronics Technicians in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $22.49 per hour. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$34,900 - $72,664
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,886
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50%
90%

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$14.02 - $35.83
(Median)
$14
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,900 - $72,664  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
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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$32,553 - $80,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $35.83  
   
Overtime
$16.22 - $55.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,082  
   
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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$32,553 - $80,820  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80
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Job Description for Instrument and Electronics Technician

  • Conduct instrument calibration and write calibration reports.
  • Inspect and repair electronic and mechanical instruments.
  • Provide technical oversight and troubleshooting on instrument applications.
  • Maintain and update computer database to track inventory and transactions.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electronics 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 $44K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $52K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $51K in this role. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $56K.

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Experience Affects Instrument and Electronics Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 12%
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