Instrument and Electronics Technician Salary

Men make up the majority of Instrument and Electronics Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $22.49 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Most Instrument and Electronics Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,545 - $73,777

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$14.02 - $35.83

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,545 - $73,777  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,128  
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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$32,539 - $81,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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 - $6,128  
   
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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$32,539 - $81,116  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings 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
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
15%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 13%
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