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Instrumentation Technician Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$60,913 (USD)

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The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $60,913 a year and $29 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $44,679 and $74,485. 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 New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • 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 New York-Manhattan, New York, 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:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Controls & Instrumentation Technician
May 10
Chatham, NJ, USA
Chambon Electric is looking for a Controls & Instrumentation Technician with at least 5 years experience and will possess technical skills in most of the following areas: Install, maintain, test ...
Controls Technician
May 17
Carteret, NJ, USA
C&W Services
We are looking for Controls Technicians to perform troubleshooting and programming for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) for Material Handling Systems at our Carteret, NJ location! C&W Services ...
Electro - Mechanical Maintenance Technician - Second Shift
Jun 14
Parsippany, NJ, USA
Compunnel Inc.
We are actively seeking Electro - Mechanical Maintenance Technician to become an integral part of ... equipment and instrumentation • Rebuild, install, and make field repairs on centrifugal and ...
Equipment Technician
Apr 25
Windsor, NJ, USA
Pine Environmental Services
Job title Equipment Technician Reports to Branch Manager/Warehouse Supervisor Job Purpose ... of instrumentation, and to make the availability of that equipment second to none. And as ...
Electrical Technician
Jun 12
Bohemia, NY, USA
Koehler Instrument Co., Inc
Koehler Instrument Company is a leading manufacturer of laboratory testing instrumentation for the petroleum and petrochemical industry. We are currently seeking an Electrical Technician. The ...
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