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Instrument Mechanic Weapons System Salary
in United Kingdom

£28,157 (GBP)

Average Salary

£14/hr

Average Hourly

£428

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 29, 2020

The average pay for an Instrument Mechanic Weapons System is £28,157 a year and £14 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for an Instrument Mechanic Weapons System is between £20,968 and £34,144. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Repairs, tests, and calibrates optomechanical instruments, such as range finders, gun directors, and fire-control instruments, according to specifications, using handtools, bench machines, and precision measuring instruments: disassembles optomechanical instruments and inspects for defects, such as broken or worn mechanical parts and scratched or defectively coated optical elements.
  • Fabricates replacement parts, using bench lathes, drill presses, and milling machines.
  • Cleans optical element, using cloth, and immerses element in solution to remove defective coating.
  • Files and hones mechanical parts to facilitate meshing of gears.
  • Coats optical element, using coating equipment.
  • Reassembles instruments and adjusts parts to ensure freedom of movement, using handtools.
  • Installs instrument in test fixture or mount, and sights known objective of fixed distance and height to test sighting accuracy of instrument.
  • Adjusts readings on instrument dials to calibrate instrument according to observation.
  • Measures dial graduations and scales to verify accuracy, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Engraves scales and graduations on instrument dials to correct errors, using pantograph engraving machine.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£32,642
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrument Mechanic Weapons System is £28,157 a year and £14 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for an Instrument Mechanic Weapons System is between £20,968 and £34,144. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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