Instrument and Electronics Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Instrument and Electronics Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $22.49 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$34,665 - $73,267
(Median)
$35K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,535
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50%
90%

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$14.02 - $35.83
(Median)
$14
$22
$36
MEDIAN: $22.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,665 - $73,267  
   
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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$32,462 - $81,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 42
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $35.83  
   
Overtime
$16.11 - $55.58  
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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$32,462 - $81,020  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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.


Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $44K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $52K. On average, Instrument and Electronics Technicians make $51K following one to two decades on the job. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $55K.

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Experience Affects Instrument and Electronics Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

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
20%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 12%
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