What does a Systems Test Technician do?

Systems test technicians perform a range of testing and inspection tasks. They are employed in many settings, including manufacturing, electronics, and scientific research. They test and validate equipment and machinery, along with individual components and parts. Their role also involves testing the systems and programs involved in these processes. They are responsible for the inspection, calibration, and verification of the testing tools and equipment used for these purposes. They perform troubleshooting and oversee the process of requesting or performing any necessary adjustments. They prepare detailed technical reports and other testing-related records.

Systems test technicians typically have a bachelor’s degree in a scientific or technical field, and a strong background involving testing and inspections. They must be highly organized and pay scrupulous attention to detail. Hands-on experience using testing equipment and validation programs is helpful.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
2 - 4
5 - 7

Common Skill Sets

Test Equipment
Excellent Communication
Test Procedures
Client AND Server

Systems Test Technician Seniority Levels

Electronics Technician
21% made the transition
Service Technician
14% made the transition
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Systems Test Technician Salaries

Average Base Pay

$47,422 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $47K
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