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Final Tester Salary
in Charleston, South Carolina

$36,917 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$539

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Final Tester is $36,917 a year and $18 an hour in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for a Final Tester is between $27,754 and $44,505. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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 Charleston, South Carolina, 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:
$42,797
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston Cost of Living Score:

Description: Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city lies just south of the geographical midpoint of South Carolina's coastline and is located on Charleston Harbor, an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the confluence of the Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. Charleston had an estimated population of 136,208 in 2018. The estimated population of the Charleston metropolitan area, comprising Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester counties, was 787...

Final Tester Job Listings for Charleston, South Carolina

Exchange Administrator
Jun 18
Charleston, USA
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Participate in patching and upgrades, perform pilot testing before final deployment. * Assisting with the resolution of issues and actively participating in problem management activities. For this ...
Exchange Administrator
Jun 17
Charleston, United States
NPAworldwide Recruitment Network
Participate in patching and upgrades, perform pilot testing before final deployment. Assisting with the resolution of issues and actively participating in problem management activities.
Information Systems Security Engineer / Cyber Analyst - Mid
Jun 15
Charleston, SC, USA
Boarhog LLC
... and testing of Security Controls, including: Application of Security Resource Guides (SRG) and ... Boarhog has a final TS Facility Security Clearance with associates in California, Arizona, Illinois ...
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