What does a Technician II do?

Technicians are skilled professionals that are employed in almost every industry. They are called upon to repair, install, replace, and provide services for various systems and equipment. They are proficient in the relevant skills and techniques necessary for the field where they work, which includes the automotive, maintenance, HVAC, and pharmacy sectors.

Technicians inspect, analyze, and troubleshoot client systems and equipment. They run tests and interpret the results to make the effective recommendations to fix faulty or broken equipment. When necessary during repairs, they will source replacement parts and negotiate costs with suppliers and clients. They will repair and replace faulty equipment and provide time and material cost estimates before they start a job. Some technicians write reports, safety regulations, and preventative maintenance plans. Technicians need a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in their related field, and some employers require further specialty and certification.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.1 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Technician II Salaries

Average Base Pay

$45,550 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$33K
Median: $46K
$62K
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Technician II Career Path

Learn how to become a Technician II, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Technician II
$45,550/yr
L3
L4
Technician Iv
$58,964/yr
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Technician II Insights

Read what Technician II professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Sole Source MedicalSole Source Medical
Technician
Jan 22, 2021

“The pay is awesome and well worth it and it’s a bonus that we get to travel!”

Infinity BiologiX
Extractions Technician
May 3, 2021

“I got a job there when I really needed one and the pay was decent but not great”

Mount Sinai Health SystemMount Sinai Health System
Opthallmic Technician
Aug 8, 2019

“one doctor was terrible and everyone else was great so it really depends who you work with.”

Orange Unified School DistrictOrange Unified School District
Career Guidance Technician
Mar 22, 2021

“High turnover rate for this position because it's a bit underpaid for what's on your plate”

Sepang Aircraft EngineeringSepang Aircraft Engineering
Senior Technician Specialist
Jan 4, 2022

“The best place to grow your dream career and challenge your ability in day to day operations”

ROHMROHM
Technician
Mar 26, 2021

“great for fresh grads to start a career growth and a place to start learning and good starting salary for locals from kelantan”

MH EquipmentMH Equipment
Parts Technician
Aug 28, 2019

“I would greatly appreciate an opportunity to eventually advance my career and directly use my four”

Transcend Orthotics & ProstheticsTranscend Orthotics & Prosthetics
Orthotic Technician
Jul 24, 2021

“The people I worked personally with were fantastic and some of the best coworkers I have had.”

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Technician II Interviews

Related Careers

Service Technician
$46,681
13% skills overlap
Automotive Technician
$52,571
No skills overlap
Facilities Manager
$73,041
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Maintenance Technician
$44,756
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Technician II Jobs

Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a technician ii

When working as a technician ii, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Test Equipment, Written Communication, Work Ethic, Time Management, and Isolation.

The most similar professions to technician ii are:
  • Service Technician
  • Automotive Technician
  • Facilities Manager
  • Maintenance Technician

The most common qualifications to become a technician ii include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.