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Instrumentation Technician Salary
in Buffalo, New York

$52,516 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,061

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $52,516 a year and $25 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $38,519 and $64,217. 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 Buffalo, New York.

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:
  • 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 Buffalo, New York, 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:
$60,880
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Buffalo is the second largest city in the U.S. state of New York and the largest city in Western New York. As of 2018, the population was 256,304. The city is the county seat of Erie County and a major gateway for commerce and travel across the Canada–United States border, forming part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. As of the April 1, 2010, the metropolitan statistical area (MSA) had a population of 1,135,509; the combined statistical area (CSA), which adds Cattaraugus County, had a population of 1,215,826 inhabitants. The Buffalo area was inhabited before the 17th century by the Native American Iroquois...

Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for Buffalo, New York

Instrumentation and Controls Technician
Dec 23
Buffalo, NY, USA
Premier Search Associates
The Instrument and Electrical Technician will analyze and correct electrical problems and repair and overhaul equipment and controls. Maintains, repairs and calibrates instrumentation systems. May ...
Electrical and Instrument Supervisor
Dec 4
Buffalo, NY, USA
Cameron Craig Group
Manage the mill team of electrical and instrumentation technicians and automation engineers to perform predictive and preventive maintenance works, as well as corrective and break-ins. * Will be ...
Biomedical Equipment Technician, Entry-Level to Intermediate
Nov 15
Buffalo, NY, USA
Mantis Medical Compliance Group
The following performance expectations represent core competency requirements for the position of Biomedical Equipment Technician, Intermediate. * Maintains knowledge of the clinical purpose, proper ...
Apparatus Repair Technician / Mechanic
Nov 13
Cheektowaga, NY, USA
Power-Flo Technologies Inc.
Technicians are also responsible for the assembly, quality control and testing processes involved in electric motor repair. Remote workplace Field Service positions are also available to properly ...
Maintenance Technician
Jan 6
Buffalo, United States
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Salary Recap

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $52,516 a year and $25 an hour in Buffalo, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $38,519 and $64,217. 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 Buffalo, New York.

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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