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Instrumentation Technician Salary
in Columbia, South Carolina

$48,250 (USD)

Average Salary

$23/hr

Average Hourly

$975

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $48,250 a year and $23 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $35,390 and $59,001. 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 Columbia, South Carolina.

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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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 Columbia, South Carolina, 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%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$55,935
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About Columbia, South Carolina

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Description: Columbia is the capital and second largest city of the U.S. state of South Carolina, with a population estimate of 133,451 as of 2018. The city serves as the county seat of Richland County, and a portion of the city extends into neighboring Lexington County. It is the center of the Columbia metropolitan statistical area, which had a population of 767,598 as of the 2010 United States Census, growing to 832,666 by July 1, 2018, according to 2018 U.S. Census estimates. This makes it the 70th largest metropolitan statistical areas in the nation, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau as of July 1, 2018. The name...

Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for Columbia, South Carolina

Instrumentation and Electrical Technician
Nov 19
Camden, SC, USA
Praxair
The technician must be able to read and interpret process and instrumentation diagrams; electrical prints; and, technical manuals. In addition, the candidate must be computer literate; have strong ...
Maintenance Multi-craft Service Technicians
Nov 6
Lexington, SC, USA
Cameron Craig Group
... Technician opportunities in SC commutable from Augusta, GA and also from the west side of the ... Experience with motor components, AC/DC, general instrumentation, troubleshooting and programming ...
ADAS Calibration Technician
Nov 11
Columbia, SC, USA
Protech Automotive Solutions
ADAS Calibration Technician - Responsibilities * Perform accurate calibrations on vehicles with Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) * Measure out targets and target stands, placing them in ...
Coatings/lab technician
Nov 21
Chester, SC, USA
ShayoNano USA Inc.
Set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation needed for tests, research, or process control with minimal supervision B. Careful and accurate observation of the effects of experimental testing C
Electrical Maintenance Technician
Nov 12
Columbia, SC, USA
Recruiting Solutions
Recruiting Solutions is seeking a Industrial Electrician for Manufacturing Company in Columbia , South Carolina! We offer a pay of up to $30 per hour as well as a range of benefits that you could be ...

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $48,250 a year and $23 an hour in Columbia, South Carolina, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $35,390 and $59,001. 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 Columbia, South Carolina.

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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Instrumentation and Electrical Technician
Nov 19
Camden, SC, USA
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The technician must be able to read and interpret process and instrumentation diagrams; electrical prints; and, technical manuals. In addition, the candidate must be computer literate; have strong ...
Maintenance Multi-craft Service Technicians
Nov 6
Lexington, SC, USA
Cameron Craig Group
... Technician opportunities in SC commutable from Augusta, GA and also from the west side of the ... Experience with motor components, AC/DC, general instrumentation, troubleshooting and programming ...
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