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Instrumentation Technician Salary
in San Diego, California

$56,975 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,151

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

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The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $56,975 a year and $27 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $41,791 and $69,671. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Instrumentation Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Devises, selects, sets up, and operates electronic instrumentation and related electromechanical or electrohydraulic apparatus used for operational and environmental testing of mechanical, structural, or electrical equipment, and translates test data for engineering personnel to formulate engineering design and evaluation decisions: selects, installs, calibrates, and checks sensing, telemetering, and recording instrumentation and circuitry, and develops specifications for nonstandard apparatus according to engineering data, characteristics of equipment under test, and capabilities of procurable test apparatus.
  • Sketches and builds or modifies jigs, fixtures, and instruments and related apparatus, and verifies dimensional and functional acceptability of devices fabricated by craft or technical personnel.
  • Performs preventive and corrective maintenance of test apparatus and peripheral equipment.
  • Installs or directs technical personnel in installation of unit in test chamber or other test facility.
  • Operates test apparatus during test cycle to produce, regulate, and record effects of actual or simulated conditions, such as vibration, stress, temperature, humidity, pressure, altitude, and acceleration.
  • Analyzes and converts test data to usable form, using mathematical formulas, and prepares graphs and written reports to translate test results.
  • May plan test program.
  • May use computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions and produce graphs.
  • May be designated according to equipment tested as rocket-control technician; or according to nature of tes.
Instrumentation Technician Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 128,320

Estimated population of Instrumentation Technician jobs: 9,124

Rate of error: 2.1%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$66,050
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for San Diego, California

Electronics Technician
Jun 20
San Diego, CA, USA
Corsica Partners
BIT Group is seeking an Electronic Technician, IVD Instruments who will be responsible for testing ... BIT Group is the leading resource for turnkey development and manufacturing of IVD instrumentation ...
Manufacturing Technician
Jul 16
San Diego, CA, USA
Talentry, LLC
Manufacturing Technician. Location: San Diego,CA. Duration: 6 Months Contract To Hire. Our Client is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineering Technician who will provide support for daily ...
Low Voltage Electronics Technician
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Budget Key Service Inc
We provide cost-effective and timely installations, thorough technicians and long-term maintenance and repair. We are a fast-growing company with over 100% employee growth throughout in the last 5 ...
IT Support/Field Technician
Jul 9
San Diego, CA, USA
Advantex Professional Services
Full time direct hire job opportunity for IT Support Specialist/Field Technician to join a fast growing team. In this role you will help with the Help desk and day to day operations of the entire ...
Production Technician
May 20
Carlsbad, CA, USA
Compunnel Inc.
Production Technician Pay Rate: $15/hr Duration: 06 Months Shift time: 1st shift Location: Carlsbad, CA 92010 Job Description Interested can reach me @ 972-474-8685 or 609-779-2022 The Production ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $56,975 a year and $27 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $41,791 and $69,671. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for an Instrumentation Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for San Diego, California

Electronics Technician
Jun 20
San Diego, CA, USA
Corsica Partners
BIT Group is seeking an Electronic Technician, IVD Instruments who will be responsible for testing ... BIT Group is the leading resource for turnkey development and manufacturing of IVD instrumentation ...
Manufacturing Technician
Jul 16
San Diego, CA, USA
Talentry, LLC
Manufacturing Technician. Location: San Diego,CA. Duration: 6 Months Contract To Hire. Our Client is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineering Technician who will provide support for daily ...
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