Instrument and Electronics Technician Salary

Earnings for Instrument and Electronics Technicians in the United States come in at around $22.98 per hour on average. The vast majority of Instrument and Electronics Technicians (83 percent) survey respondents are men. Work is enjoyable for Instrument and Electronics Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical and dental coverage in this occupation, and a majority get vision benefits. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,933 - $85,800
$36K
$51K
$86K
MEDIAN: $51,204
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$15.64 - $34.47
$16
$23
$34
MEDIAN: $22.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$35,933 - $85,800  
   
Bonus
$600  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$35,969 - $82,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.64 - $34.47  
   
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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$35,969 - $82,403  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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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.


Instrument and Electronics Technicians who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $45K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $51K. Instrument and Electronics Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $63K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $74K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Key Stats for Instrument and Electronics Technician

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Instrument and Electronics Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

Experienced
▲20%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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