Metrology Calibration Technician Salary

For Metrology Calibration Technicians, hourly average wages total $20.70 per hour. In the world of Metrology Calibration Technicians, total cash compensation can vary between $33K and $67K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $4K and $5K, respectively. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Metrology Calibration Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Metrology Calibration Technicians are male. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$33,852 - $69,801
(Median)
$34K
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MEDIAN: $50,019
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$14.45 - $29.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$33,852 - $69,801  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,634  
Profit Sharing
$690 - $4,966  
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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$32,842 - $66,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.45 - $29.03  
   
Overtime
$18.56 - $42.82  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,634  
   
Profit Sharing
$690 - $4,966  
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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$32,842 - $66,819  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 329
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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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Popular Skills for Metrology Calibration Technician


Metrology Calibration Technicians who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Quality Assurance / Quality Control, Precision Measurement, Electronic Troubleshooting, and Calibration are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Mechanical Tool Repair. Those educated in Electronic Troubleshooting tend to be well versed in Mechanical Tool Repair.

Pay by Experience Level for Metrology Calibration Technician

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


Metrology Calibration Technicians do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $41K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $47K. For Metrology Calibration Technicians, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $58K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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Experience Affects Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

Quality Assurance / Quality Control
up arrow 9%

Precision Measurement
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
0%

Calibration
0%

National Average
$48,000

Mechanical Tool Repair
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 79 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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