C$68,449
Avg. Salary
C$32.90
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$4,913

Bonus

C$0.00

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Instrument Technician is C$32.90 per hour.

The average pay for an Instrument Technician is C$68,449 per year.

10%
C$19.23
10%
C$32.90
50%
C$49.61
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$32.90
10%
C$41k
10%
C$68k
50%
C$105k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$68,449
C$41,125 - C$104,816
C$41K
C$68K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$68,449
10%
50%
90%
C$19.23 - C$49.61
C$19
C$33
C$50
MEDIAN: C$32.90
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$120K
Salary C$41,125 - C$104,816
Bonus C$587 - C$15,319
Profit Sharing C$0.00
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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C$41,345 - C$120,662
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data C$0C$92
Hourly Rate C$19.23 - C$49.61
Overtime C$29.13 - C$92.17
Annual Data C$0C$120K
Bonus C$587 - C$15,319
Profit Sharing C$0.00
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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C$41,345 - C$120,662
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 97

Job Description for Instrument Technician

Most instrument technician jobs fall mainly into two fields: medical and electrical. While there is a wee bit of overlap between the two fields (for example, both usually require the ability to operate in fast-paced environments), in most respects, the two are very different jobs indeed.

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Instrument Technician Tasks
  • Calibrate temperature, pressure, flow, or other characteristics of instruments.
  • Assemble, disassemble, and test parts of instruments.
  • Audit and maintain spare parts inventory and manage documentation around instruments.
  • Respond to outages and problems promptly and document root causes.
  • Maintain, repair, and troubleshoot instrumentation.

Instrument Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrument Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrument Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 37 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrument Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Instrument Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$89,000 based on 22 salaries. An Instrument Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$85,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

18%

National Average: C$71,693

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

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Key Stats for Instrument Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Instrument Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲18%

Late-Career
▲18%

National Average
C$72,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 10%