Metrology Calibration Technician Salary

Earnings for Metrology Calibration Technicians in the United States come in at around $21.78 per hour on average. In the world of Metrology Calibration Technicians, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $4K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $13K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $33K and $71K. Earnings for this group are mostly affected by career length, followed by geography and the particular employer. Male Metrology Calibration Technicians far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$38,779 - $77,235
$39K
$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,377
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$15.04 - $30.75
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$0$77K
Salary $38,779 - $77,235
Bonus $0.00 - $4,030
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $13,089
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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$32,980 - $70,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115
Hourly Data $0$44
Hourly Rate $15.04 - $30.75
Overtime $21.88 - $44.63
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,030
Profit Sharing $-0.49 - $13,089
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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$32,980 - $70,801
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 288

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Job Description for Metrology Calibration Technician

The role of a metrology calibration technician is closely connected to the precise science of measurement. They have a wide range of responsibilities within a laboratory environment; most importantly, they apply their knowledge of measurement science and mathematics to properly calibrate all inspection, measurement, and test (IM&T) equipment to ensure that such equipment meets all requirements for accuracy and precision. Other responsibilities performed by a metrology calibration technician include collecting, analyzing, and summarizing any data obtained from the calibration process, as well as accurately preparing calibration reports, adapting calibration equipment for new or unusual measurement tasks, and correcting any measurement errors as soon as they have been identified.

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Metrology Calibration Technician Tasks

  • Assist in maintaining the lab calibration and conduct calibrations on all lab equipment.
  • Research and make recommendations for new equipment or parts.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, and repair lab equipment when necessary.
  • Manage and maintain the documentation of all calibrations and investigations for potential calibrations.

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Popular Skills for Metrology Calibration Technician


Survey results show that Metrology Calibration Technicians use a fair number of skills. Most notably, skills in Precision Measurement, Electronic Troubleshooting, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Calibration are correlated to pay that is above average. Those listing Troubleshooting as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Mechanical Tool Repair and Calibration also typically command lower compensation. Those educated in Electronic Troubleshooting tend to be well versed in Mechanical Tool Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Metrology Calibration Technician

Pay by Experience for a Metrology Calibration Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Metrology Calibration Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 160 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Metrology Calibration Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Metrology Calibration Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 100 salaries. A Metrology Calibration Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 58 salaries.

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Key Stats for Metrology Calibration Technician

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

▲30%

▲12%

National Average
$49,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

Precision Measurement
▲6%


Quality Assurance / Quality Control
▼0%

National Average
$49,000

Calibration
▼5%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼17%

Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 71 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 15%
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