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Instrumentation Technician Salary
in Houston, Texas

$51,936 (USD)

Average Salary

$25/hr

Average Hourly

$1,049

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 09, 2019

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $51,936 a year and $25 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $38,094 and $63,508. 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 Houston, Texas.

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 Houston, Texas, 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:
$60,208
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Instrumentation Technician Job Listings for Houston, Texas

Instrumentation Technician
Oct 15
Houston, TX, USA
New Tech Global Staffing
New Tech Global Staffing is currently seeking a Service and Commissioning Technician for one of our clients in the Houston, TX area. Open to recent Instrumentation Technology Grads! Responsibilities ...
Shop Laborer
Oct 25
Sealy, TX, USA
Atec, Inc.
Perform all duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or technician to which the Laborer is ... instrumentation. www.atec.com Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Field Service Technician - LaPorte TX SVS-50000054
Sep 19
La Porte, United States
Suez Water Technologies & Solutions
... in Instrumentation, Controls or programming and/or water treatment equipment including UF/MBR ... As a Field Service Technician, you will safely provide operations and maintenance on water ...
Senior Electrical Technician
Dec 5
Chalfont, United States
DNV GL Energy USA, INC
Perform the duties of Technicians as operating conditions require * Maintain current working ... Working knowledge of electrical diagnostic instrumentation and maintenance tools and equipment
Instrument/Analyzer Technician
Oct 25
Houston, TX, USA
Wingo Service Company, Inc.
Our five Divisions are ready to provide solutions tailored to your specific needs and preferences: • Instrumentation and Analytical Division • Security Division • Electrical Division • ...

The average pay for an Instrumentation Technician is $51,936 a year and $25 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for an Instrumentation Technician is between $38,094 and $63,508. 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 Houston, Texas.

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 Technician
Oct 15
Houston, TX, USA
New Tech Global Staffing
New Tech Global Staffing is currently seeking a Service and Commissioning Technician for one of our clients in the Houston, TX area. Open to recent Instrumentation Technology Grads! Responsibilities ...
Shop Laborer
Oct 25
Sealy, TX, USA
Atec, Inc.
Perform all duties assigned by the immediate supervisor or technician to which the Laborer is ... instrumentation. www.atec.com Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
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