$88,437
Avg. Salary
$28.77
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,000

Bonus

$0.00

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for an Instrument Technician in Houston, Texas is $28.77 per hour.

The average pay for an Instrument Technician in Houston, Texas is $88,437 per year.

10%
$16.77
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$28.77
50%
$41.69
90%
90%
MEDIAN $28.77
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$88k
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MEDIAN $88,437
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MEDIAN: $28.77
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Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $16.77 - $41.69
Overtime $18.89 - $60.67
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,933
Profit Sharing $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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$40,898 - $96,537
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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.

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Instrument Technician Job Listings

Key Stats for Instrument Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Experience Affects Instrument Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Skills That Affect Instrument Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲30%

Instrument Control
▲11%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 16%