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Instrumentation Technician Salary
in St. Louis, Missouri

$52,850 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,068

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 27, 2020

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $52,850 a year and $25 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $38,765 and $64,626. 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 St. Louis, Missouri.

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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 St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 126,950

Estimated population of Instrumentation Technician jobs: 9,026

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$61,268
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: St. Louis () is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri. It is the second largest city in the state of Missouri behind Kansas City. It is situated along the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. The estimated 2018 population of the city proper was 302,838 and the bi-state metropolitan area was 2,804,724. Greater St. Louis is the largest metropolitan area in Missouri, second-largest in Illinois, 7th...

Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for St. Louis, Missouri

Electrical/Instrumentation Technician
Dec 12
Bloomsdale, United States
hbmholdings
Overview/Qualifications/Responsibilities Overview Responsible for installation, calibration, operation, maintenance trouble shooting, and repair of various instrumentation devices within the ...
Electrical Maintenance Technician
Jan 21
St Louis, MO, USA
Local Manufacturing Company
We are currently seeking a Maintenance Technician with a strong electrical background to join our team! You will be responsible for supporting production and facility by completion of repairs and ...
PC / Printer Field Technician
Jan 8
Saint Louis, MO, USA
Pinnacle Group
: PC / Printer Field Technician Must Have: Printer repairs experience PC installs experience Imaging experience Software and Hardware experience Troubleshooting experience Key Responsibilities Respond ...
Service Technician
Jan 24
Saint Louis, MO, USA
MaincaUSA
Louis Corporation needs an organized, Service Technician with good diagnostic skills for the service of Meat Processing, Packaging and Weighing Equipment. In shop duties as well as field service ...
Service Technician
Jan 6
St Louis, MO, USA
Level All
Looking for an experienced concrete lifting technician to join a rapidly expanding company in the concrete lifting industry. St. Louis based company that currently services St. Louis, Columbia ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $52,850 a year and $25 an hour in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $38,765 and $64,626. 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 St. Louis, Missouri.

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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