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Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Salary
in Texas, United States

$55,745 (USD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,232

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 13, 2019

The average pay for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is $55,745 a year and $27 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is between $40,434 and $68,506. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Texas, United States.

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:
  • Sets up and operates photo-optical instrumentation to record and photograph data for scientific and engineering projects: operates and calibrates photo-optical equipment according to formalized procedures, maintenance manuals, and schematic diagrams.
  • Operates test equipment and performs analysis of data for engineering and scientific personnel.
  • May install and calibrate optical and photographic data collection equipment in missiles, aircraft, weaponry, weather or communication satellites, underwater devices, or other installations.
  • May evaluate adequacy of data obtained to determine need for future changes in instrumentation.
  • May modify existing equipment and participate in planning and testing modified equipment and instrumentation procedures.
Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Job Prevalence in Texas, United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 126,950

Estimated population of Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) jobs: 8,738

Rate of error: 1.6%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$64,624
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) Job Listings for Texas, United States

SR. TECHNICIAN - ELECTRONICS
Nov 8
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Southwest Research Institute hourly
Join the Space Science and Engineering Division as a Sr. Technician! Perform electronic circuit ... optical inspection equipment. Perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting of electronic and ...
SR. TECHNICIAN - TECHNICIAN - CALIBRATION
Nov 8
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Southwest Research Institute hourly
... optical comparators, torque wrenches/transducers, balances, scales, thermometers, humidity ... Provide assistance on metrology issues to scientific and engineering staff. Assist in both internal ...
Factory Maintenance Technician
Nov 6
Irving, TX, USA
Netvia Group, LLC
CNC drills, CNC routers, heated hydraulic presses, plating lines, laser lithography equipment, specialty photo equipment, high speed flying probe electrical testers, automated optical inspection ...
Technician I Manufacturing - 2nd Shift
Sep 30
Dallas, United States
Leonardo DRS, Inc.
... scientists on standard components, devices, material, products, processes and/or equipment * Responsibilities may include testing, modifying, reworking, repairing, and building electronic, optical or ...
RESEARCH ENGINEER - RESEARCH SCIENTIST - SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER - BALLISTICS 18-01165
Nov 8
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Southwest Research Institute
Lead technician staff while conducting experiments to achieve the desired project goals. Must be ... Experience with advanced optical techniques (high speed video, PDV, PIV, etc.) desired. Working ...

The average pay for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is $55,745 a year and $27 an hour in Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Photo Optics Technician (Scientific) is between $40,434 and $68,506. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Texas, United States.

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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SR. TECHNICIAN - ELECTRONICS
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Southwest Research Institute hourly
Join the Space Science and Engineering Division as a Sr. Technician! Perform electronic circuit ... optical inspection equipment. Perform regular maintenance and troubleshooting of electronic and ...
SR. TECHNICIAN - TECHNICIAN - CALIBRATION
Nov 8
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Southwest Research Institute hourly
... optical comparators, torque wrenches/transducers, balances, scales, thermometers, humidity ... Provide assistance on metrology issues to scientific and engineering staff. Assist in both internal ...
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