Instrument Repair Technician Salary

The average wage for an Instrument Repair Technician is $15.65 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$26,425 - $67,754
$26K
$50K
$68K
MEDIAN: $49,976
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50%
90%

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$12.36 - $20.83
$12
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.51
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$0$67K
Salary $26,425 - $67,754
Bonus $500
Commission $5,600
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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$26,880 - $65,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $12.36 - $20.83
Overtime $12.08 - $41.72
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $500
Commission $5,600
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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$26,880 - $65,476
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 43

Job Description for Instrument Repair Technician

A variety of manufacturing machinery, from robotics to tools to automated processes, rely on accurate controls and gauges. An instrument repair technician helps ensure control and monitoring hardware functions properly through routine maintenance and repair. The technician is typically employed directly by the manufacturing company in larger companies; however, smaller organizations may subcontract this work to private repair companies that have dedicated technicians.

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Instrument Repair Technician Tasks

  • Inspect equipment and test current state to identify needed repairs, adjustments and parts.
  • Document calibration, repairs, and condition at intake and return.
  • Interact with customers and set expectations about schedule and eventual use of instruments.
  • Repair instruments, calibrating and ensuring performance is within acceptable limits.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument Repair Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrument Repair Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrument Repair Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $33,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrument Repair Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Instrument Repair Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 19 salaries. An Instrument Repair Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Key Stats for Instrument Repair Technician

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Instrument Repair Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲39%

Late-Career
▲33%

National Average
$39,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 51%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
no benefits
None: 31%