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Final Tester Salary
in Rochester, New York

$39,795 (USD)

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Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Final Tester is $39,795 a year and $19 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Final Tester is between $29,918 and $47,974. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Rochester, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Conducts final test on electrical equipment, such as generators, motors, motor generator sets, switchgear, and control apparatus to determine conformity to specifications, using electrical testing equipment, measuring instruments, and mechanics' and electricians' handtools: sets up test circuit by connecting unit to power supply, resistors, transformers, meters, and test panels in prescribed sequence.
  • Operates and tests unit under specified conditions by moving levers, handwheels, knobs, and pushbuttons to apply prescribed voltages and current.
  • Observes instruments, such as meters, tachometer, vibrometer, oscilloscope, thermometer, and potentiometer, and makes calculations, using slide rule, to determine resistance, starting torque heat, load, saturation, and other electrical characteristics.
  • Observes and measures mechanical performance, such as ventilation, bearing noise, airgap, and end play, using micrometers, verniers, torsion meters, and other measuring and testing devices.
  • Adjusts controls, such as resistors, relays, and circuit breakers to correct malfunctions.
  • Records findings in test log and forwards findings to engineering department for analysis.
  • May conduct dynamometer test on large motors and generators.
  • May diagnose mechanical or electrical difficulties and suggest changes in design and operating function to engineering department.
  • May mount units to test base.
Final Tester Job Prevalence in Rochester, New York, United States

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

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Final Tester jobs: 1,295

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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About Rochester, New York

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

Final Tester Job Listings for Rochester, New York

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Yoh Client Talent and Client Solutions
... quality testing related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies, and final assemblies. * Uses sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line ...
Principal Scientist
Jun 1
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Evaluate project needs with regard to physicochemical testing and biocompatibility requirements ... prepare final reports. Communicate effectively with cross-functional project teams consisting of ...
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Rochester, United States
DBA Web Technologies
... final design, design documentation, and assemblyintegration and testing. Candidate must have experience in 3D modeling, critical HW design and development and the ability to work independently or ...
Quality Control Inspector
May 24
Rochester, NY, USA
Career Start
The Quality Control Inspector will be primarily responsible for performing measuring/testing and ... As directed, conducts Incoming, Special, and Final Inspections and accurately records the results ...
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