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Machine Tester Salary
in Maryland, United States

$34,251 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Machine Tester is $34,251 a year and $16 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Machine Tester is between $26,343 and $40,734. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tests machines, such as calculating or adding machines, manually or automatically to detect malfunctions, using handtools, alignment gauge, and tester: sets machine on ball swivel mount to facilitate turning in all directions when examining parts.
  • Plugs cord of machine into electrical outlet.
  • Presses keys on keyboard and moves levers in prescribed sequence to test alignment of printing, repeat latch, ribbon and paper feed, correction release, noise, and clearance of type bars, according to checklist.
  • Test-runs battery of machines through fixed computation cycle automatically, using auto typist or tester.
  • Reads arithmetic results recorded on paper tapes of machines and compares them with test chart to verify accuracy.
  • Indicates defects on inspection worksheet and gives worksheet and machine to repairer.
  • May disassemble machine to determine cause of defect.
  • May be designated according to type of inspection done as clearing inspector (office machines); final inspector (office machines); sampling inspector (office machines); utility inspector (office machines).

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Machine Tester Job Listings for Maryland, United States

Machine Learning Engineer - SEUIT
Dec 10
Gaithersburg, MD, USA
Machine Learning Engineer - Gaithersburg, MD AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven ... You will get involved in testing and assessing the quality of new tools. It's also likely you'll ...
Slot Machine Technician
Nov 28
Berlin, MD, USA
Image Power Inc
Work may include installation, set up and testing of various types of slot machines and networking systems. Work may also include daily operations and repairs. Able to trouble shoot and make ...
CNC machine Maintenance Technician
Nov 2
North East, MD, USA
Primetals Technologies
Complete testing and adjust of parts as needed * Complete planned and preventative procedures * Perform PM * Repair and maintain manual machines * Coordinate with external suppliers and maintenance ...
Cloud-based Applications Tester with Security Clearance
Nov 16
Fort Meade, United States
Jacobs Technology
Seeking a self-driven, and energetic software tester to support test and evaluation (T&E) of the ... Equipment and Machines Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer ...
Assistant Machine Operator
Oct 18
Elkton, MD, USA
Manually loading raw material into machinery * Inspecting materials throughout process ... Perform testing on material * Moving product from one area to another * Keep detailed and accurate ...