Metrology Calibration Technician Salary

Median pay for Metrology Calibration Technicians in the United States is around $20.75 per hour. Cash earnings for Metrology Calibration Technicians — which occasionally include more than $3K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing — stretch from around $34K to approximately $67K. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Male Metrology Calibration Technicians far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,467 - $69,523
(Median)
$33K
$49K
$70K
MEDIAN: $49,250
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$14.79 - $28.61
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$15
$21
$29
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,467 - $69,523  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
Profit Sharing
$695 - $5,034  
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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$33,610 - $66,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 132
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $28.61  
   
Overtime
$19.06 - $41.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,923  
   
Profit Sharing
$695 - $5,034  
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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$33,610 - $66,732  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 262
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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

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

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Survey results show that Metrology Calibration Technicians typically report just a few professional skills. Precision Measurement and Electronic Troubleshooting are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay.

Pay by Experience Level for Metrology Calibration Technician

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


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $42K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $47K. Metrology Calibration Technicians claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $52K. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $57K.

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Experience Affects Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

Precision Measurement
up arrow 8%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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