Average Instrument and Electronics Technicians in the United States make around $22.46 per hour. Instrument and Electronics Technicians who took the survey are largely men, dominating at 84 percent. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and the larger part get vision plans. Most Instrument and Electronics Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$33,935 - $85,148
$34K
$50K
$85K
MEDIAN: $50,421
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50%
90%

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$15.19 - $33.25
$15
$22
$33
MEDIAN: $22.46
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$33,935 - $85,148  
   
Bonus
$600  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$32,370 - $79,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 15
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.19 - $33.25  
   
Overtime
$20.86 - $50.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$600  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$32,370 - $79,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Description for Instrument and Electronics Technician

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

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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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Instrument and Electronics Technicians. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $42K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $55K on average — a distinctly larger sum. On average, Instrument and Electronics Technicians make $60K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $63K.

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Key Stats for Instrument and Electronics Technician

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
031
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Instrument and Electronics Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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