Metrology Calibration Technician Salary

Metrology Calibration Technicians in the United States take home approximately $21.99 per hour on average. Overall cash earnings for Metrology Calibration Technicians stretch from $32K on the lower end to $72K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $6K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Compensation for this group is mainly affected by career length, but geography and the individual firm are influential factors as well. 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. There are far more male Metrology Calibration Technicians survey respondents than women, making up 87 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$34,115 - $76,156
$34K
$52K
$76K
MEDIAN: $52,488
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$14.75 - $30.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$34,115 - $76,156  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,589  
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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$31,850 - $71,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.75 - $30.88  
   
Overtime
$20.09 - $46.34  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,589  
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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$31,850 - $71,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 254

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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


Overall, survey participants reported applying a fair number of skills to their work. 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. Most people who know Electronic Troubleshooting also know 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
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

▲30%

▲11%

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
▼6%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼17%

Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 13%
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