INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$57,000
$33,000
Min 10%
$57,000
Median 50%
$101,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Charles River Systems, Inc.
Highest Paying City
Los Angeles, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.9 years
How much does an instrument technician make?
Instrument Technicians in the US make on average $58,027 annually or $27.9 hourly. The top 10 percent of earners make over $101,000 annually, whereas the bottom 10 percent of earners make under $33,000 per year. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Some of the states with the best Instrument Technician salaries are California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, and Hawaii. The typical tenure for an Instrument Technician is 3.9 years.

Average Instrument Technician Salary By Company

Instrument Technicians can expect good job security. Some industries pay higher than others. Health Care companies and Professional companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. Instrument Technicians at Charles River Systems, Inc. and Momentive Performance Materials report the highest salaries. Companies like Shell and Voca Corp Of North Carolina also pay high salaries to their Instrument Technicians.

Average Instrument Technician Salary By Location

Across America, Instrument Technicians make on average $58,027 annually or $27.9 hourly. Los Angeles, CA reports the highest annual salary for Instrument Technicians at 54,943. Even as an entry-level Instrument Technician, you will make $31,000 per year in Los Angeles, CA. Some of the states with the best Instrument Technician salaries are California, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Hawaii, Massachusetts, and New York. Alaska, Alabama, Georgia, Idaho, and Kentucky are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Los Angeles, CA
$54,943
2
San Antonio, TX
$54,212
3
Boston, MA
$54,018
4
Allentown, PA
$53,482
5
Seattle, WA
$53,273

Average Instrument Technician Salary By Industry

Instrument Technician salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Utilities companies, Manufacturing companies, and Professional companies tend to have the highest salaries for Instrument Technicians. Salaries for Instrument Technicians in Utilities companies average $64,505 annually, while Manufacturing companies and Professional companies pay $59,468 and $59,039, respectively. The types of companies that pay Instrument Technicians the least are in the Hospitality industry, where the average annual salary is $51,207.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Utilities
$64,505
2
Manufacturing
$59,468
3
Professional
$59,039
4
Health Care
$58,617
5
Construction
$52,837

RECENTLY ADDED Instrument Technician SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Colors & Effects (a BASF Company)
Instrument Technician
10/31/2019
$56,349
Trax Internation
Instrument Technician
10/30/2019
$68,120
Yale-New Haven Health
Instrument Technician
10/29/2019
$31,827
Land O'Lakes Inc.
Instrument Technician
10/28/2019
$63,403
Instrument Technician
10/26/2019
$37,973
El Paso Electric Co
Instrument Technician
10/25/2019
$46,895
Instrument Technician
10/24/2019
$47,016
Instrument Technician
10/24/2019
$42,308
Instrument Technician
10/24/2019
$51,440
Mayo Clinic
Instrument Technician
10/24/2019
$33,747
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