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Planetarium Technician Salary
in United Kingdom

£38,446 (GBP)

Average Salary

£18/hr

Average Hourly

£804

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Planetarium Technician is £38,446 a year and £18 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Planetarium Technician is between £27,691 and £47,365. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Planetarium Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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Job Summary

Description:
  • Installs, modifies, operates, and maintains sound and projection equipment used in presentation of planetarium classes and shows: consults with personnel who plan classes and shows to determine feasibility of achieving specified effects, modifications in equipment necessary to create desired effects, and additional equipment or properties to be incorporated into technical equipment layout.
  • Modifies projectors, electro-optic equipment, console controls, and auxiliary instruments, following script or lecture outline, to adjust equipment for producing desired visual effects, basing modifications on knowledge of equipment capabilities, and using handtools, precision instruments, and circuitry diagrams.
  • Selects tapes of musical compositions from planetarium files and records portions of each, as designated in script, to produce tape recording with musical background.
  • Modifies sound system to permit synchronization of recorded commentary and background music with visual presentation.
  • Installs special effect properties, such as models of space ships or slides of ancient interpretations of constellations, in designated positions in dome of theater, and secures properties to control wires or machinery to facilitate manipulation of properties according to script or lecture outline, using handtools.
  • Operates electro-optic, audio, and auxiliary equipment to present show or to complement presentation of class lectures.
  • Repairs and maintains equipment, using handtools and precision calibrating and testing instruments, applying knowledge of electronic circuitry and electro-optics, and fol.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£44,570
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland shares a land border with the Republic of Ireland. Otherwise, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel to the south and the Celtic Sea to the southwest, giving it the 12th-longest coastline...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Planetarium Technician is £38,446 a year and £18 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Planetarium Technician is between £27,691 and £47,365. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Planetarium Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

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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