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Metrologist Salary (United States)

A Metrologist earns an average salary of $55,517 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Electronic Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.
Metrologist Salary (?
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$38,305 - $81,899
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $55,516
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Metrologist Salary (?
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$14.24 - $33.81
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34
MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$38,305 - $81,899  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
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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$34,784 - $79,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 117
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$14.24 - $33.81  
   
Overtime
$21.24 - $50.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,025  
   
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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$34,784 - $79,926  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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Job Description for Metrologist

Science relies on the ability of scientists to make precise measurements, but just as one can use a calculator without a thorough understanding of how mathematics work, scientists are not generally tasked with having a thorough understanding of the underpinning principles of the instruments they use. The equipment a scientist uses requires precise voltages to work, for example, but the user need not understand electrical theory to use it as intended. Metrology is the branch of science which seeks to understand these concepts and correctly apply them to various tasks; the people who work in the discipline are called metrologists.
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Metrologist Tasks
  • Review and maintain equipment, preventing work stoppages.
  • Service and calibrate equipment, verify results and troubleshoot problems.
  • Own quality investigation and calibration documentation.
  • Develop, perform, evaluate and interpret analytic methods and tests.
  • Select and order components, parts and tools.

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Pay by Experience Level for Metrologist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Metrologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$54,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Metrologist Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 21%
National Average
$54,000
Database Management & Reporting
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 26 votes.

Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 9%