Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Instrument Technician make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

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$81,174 / yrTotal Pay
$51,564 / yrBase Pay
$29,610 / yrAdditional Pay

$81,174

 / yr
$36K$471K
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The estimated total pay for a Instrument Technician is $81,174 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,564 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $29,610 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Salaries with median pay of $79,619, IE Technician Salaries with median pay of $89,335, Instrument and Controls Technician Salaries with median pay of $81,989, Instrument Engineer Salaries with median pay of $110,461.

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$62,144

 / yr

$77,936

 / yr

$61,352

 / yr

$63,238

 / yr

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$67,623

 / yr

$51,381

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$63,448

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$58,265

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$5,022

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$70,905

 / yr

$63,970

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Electrical Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$26

/hr

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1-3 years
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Instrumentation Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120,000

/yr

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Calibration Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$70,000

/yr

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Calibration Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$13

/hr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Medical Instrument Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$28

/hr

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1-3 years
2 days ago
Instrument Calibration Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$39

/hr

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1-3 years
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Calibration Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

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Instrument Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Instrument Technician is $51,564 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Instrument Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1293 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Instrument Technician employees.

The highest salary for an Instrument Technician in United States is $79,588 per year.

The lowest salary for an Instrument Technician in United States is $33,408 per year.

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