Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Metrologist is $44,770
What Do Metrologists Do?
Science relies on the ability of scientists to make precise measurements, but just as one can use a calculator without a thorough understanding of how mathematics work, scientists are not generally tasked with having a thorough understanding of the underpinning principles of the instruments they use. The equipment a scientist uses requires precise voltages to work, for example, but the user need not understand electrical theory to use it as intended. Metrology is the branch of science which …Read more
- Develop, perform, evaluate and interpret analytic methods and tests.
- Select and order components, parts and tools.
- Own quality investigation and calibration documentation.
- Review and maintain equipment, preventing work stoppages.
- Service and calibrate equipment, verify results and troubleshoot problems.