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Dynamometer Tester Engine Salary

$40,148 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$582

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 14, 2019

The average pay for a Dynamometer Tester Engine is $40,148 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dynamometer Tester Engine is between $30,224 and $48,400. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Tests completed motor vehicle engines prior to mounting in chassis, using conventional or computerized dynamometer, and adjusts and repairs engines to ensure performance conforms to specifications: lifts engine onto stand, using hoist, and aligns and bolts engine in place.
  • Bolts coupling to dynamometer and engine shaft and attaches fuel and coolant lines, using handtools.
  • Starts engine to drive dynamometer.
  • Reads gauges on instrument panel to determine that power developed at specified speeds, timing, and other engine specifications meet standards.
  • Screws gauge into spark plug opening of successive cylinders while engine is running to verify compression ratios.
  • Reverses drive by cutting off engine and moving switches, causing dynamometer to drive engine.
  • Reads gauges to determine power necessary to turn engine.
  • Adjusts carburetor, sets clearances between tappets and valves, and regulates timing, using feeler gauge, timing light, and handtools.
  • Listens for internal noise, such as piston slap, knocks, taps, and gear noises that indicate irregularities in engine operation, using stethoscope-like instrument, and determines location and cause of malfunctions.
  • Repairs or replaces carburetor, spark plugs, and fuel pump, or fills out report for repairs involving disassembly of engine.
  • May test engine mounted on chassis and be designated dynamometer tester, chassis.
Dynamometer Tester Engine Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 557,510

Estimated population of Dynamometer Tester Engine jobs: 1,578

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$46,543
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Dynamometer Tester Engine Job Listings for United States

Engine Test Technician
Dec 5
Mount Vernon, Washington, USA
PACCAR Technical Center
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Production Compliance Engineer
Dec 4
Mount Vernon, Washington, USA
PACCAR Technical Center
Engineers with experience with internal combustion engines and engine dynamometer testing will be highly valued Company Information PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is ...
Diesel Test Engineer
Sep 19
Southfield, MI, USA
Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Analyzes diesel engine calibration and emission certification testing on engine and chassis dynamometer test stands to ensure the quality of data generated meets customer requirements. * Implements ...
Diesel Test Engineer
Sep 19
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Analyzes diesel engine calibration and emission certification testing on engine and chassis dynamometer test stands to ensure the quality of data generated meets customer requirements. * Implements ...
Diesel Test Engineer
Sep 19
Detroit, MI, USA
Isuzu Technical Center of America, Inc.
Analyzes diesel engine calibration and emission certification testing on engine and chassis dynamometer test stands to ensure the quality of data generated meets customer requirements. * Implements ...

The average pay for a Dynamometer Tester Engine is $40,148 a year and $19 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dynamometer Tester Engine is between $30,224 and $48,400. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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