Instrument Technician Salary
Instrument technician salary differs from state to state. The more experienced you are in this field the more you get paid.
To become instrument tech and obtain good Instrument technician salary, you should atleast obtain a high school diploma. You may be required to complete formal training in different areas of this field. You require 1-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. You should have knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures used in this field
The average instrument technician Salary 2011 is $28,779 to $58,283, those who have just entered the field are paid less and those who have experience and expertise in this field are earning more.
Following are details of maximum and minimum amount of hourly and yearly salary earned by instrument tech.
Minimum salary and hourly:
The minimum amount of salary paid to a tech is $20,982 per year and $9.83 hourly. Bonuses offered to these techs are $20.43 and the overtime is $1.52 hourly.
Maximum salary and hourly:
The maximum amount of salary paid to a tech is $69,662 per year and $30.40 hourly. Bonuses offered to these techs are as high as $6851 and the overtime is $49.46 hourly.
Required tenure to reach maximum salary
As stated earlier, if you are going to first obtain education for this field, you need to have atleast a high school diploma in this field. You have to learn a lot and practice a lot to become an expert in the field to reach maximum salary.
Job conducted by the instrument technician:
Instrument technician duties are to test and repair instrumentation systems. These systems include: production equipment, established performance levels and product quality. The techs work under the supervision of Distribution Maintenance Supervisor. The tech installs, tests, repairs, inspects maintains and records instruments, controlling devices, data logging display equipment, communications equipments and telemetry systems.