$52,105
Avg. Salary
$21.89
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,210

Bonus

$1,026

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Metrology Calibration Technician is $21.89 per hour.

The average pay for a Metrology Calibration Technician is $52,105 per year.

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$15.26
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$37k
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MEDIAN $52,105
$36,755 - $75,014
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$0$75K
Salary $36,755 - $75,014
Bonus $0.00 - $4,805
Profit Sharing $98.39 - $6,117
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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$33,716 - $70,604
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 238
Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $15.26 - $30.78
Overtime $22.07 - $45.00
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,805
Profit Sharing $98.39 - $6,117
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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$33,716 - $70,604
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 532

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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Common Career Paths for Metrology Calibration Technician


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Many Metrology Calibration Technicians move into a Metrologist role, which does not lead to a big boost in pay. Metrologists on average bring in a similar salary to Metrology Calibration Technicians.

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Popular Skills for Metrology Calibration Technician


Survey results show that Metrology Calibration Technicians use a fair number of skills. 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. Those educated in Electronic Troubleshooting tend to be well versed in 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.

Metrology Calibration Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Metrology Calibration Technician?

Metrology Calibration Technician in East Hartford:
"Good group of people, a lot of learning."
Pros: Employee engagement is done well and our opinion is constantly monitored and assessed
Cons: The pay is very corrupt and dependant on college. They will not pay you fairly even if you are the best at your job if you do not have a degree. You are treated as cheap efficient labor. The helthcare is also very poor and can put you in debt fast.

Metrology Calibration Technician in West Palm Beach:
"A dead end job with no help."
Pros: They are unique of what they do.
Cons: The 95% of the employees leaves after two years.

Metrology Calibration Technician in Boston:
"I dont I work down Cape Cod mass."
Pros: I like working down Cape Cod
Cons: Transportation

Metrology Calibration Technician in Irvine:
"Interesting job."
Pros: Always learning and growing
Cons: Can be overwhelming at times

Metrology Calibration Technician in Kokomo:
"Fire and Forget."
If you know what you are doing, let it be known.

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Key Stats for Metrology Calibration Technician

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Metrology Calibration Technician Salaries

▲30%

▲12%

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
▼5%

Mechanical Tool Repair
▼17%

Troubleshooting
▼21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 155 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%