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Instrument Technician Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$74,524 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrument Technician is $74,524 a year and $36 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for an Instrument Technician is between $53,525 and $91,887. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Instrument Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems.
  • Detects abnormal fluctuations upon inspecting meters, indicators, and gauges.
  • Tests accuracy of flow meters, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers, radiation counters or detectors, and other recordings indicating or controlling instruments to locate defective components in system, using test equipment, such as pressure gauges, mercury manometers, potentiometers, pulse and signal generators, oscilloscopes, transistor curve tracers, ammeters, voltmeters, and watt meters.
Instrument Technician Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Electro-Mechanical Technicians

Job family population: 13,050

Estimated population of Instrument Technician jobs: 580

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Instrument Technician Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

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Field Service Technician - Industrial
Jun 10
Seattle, WA, USA
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Field Service Technician - Seattle
Jun 11
Seattle, WA, USA
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Production Technician
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Lynnwood, WA, USA
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