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Planetarium Technician Salary

$66,182 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,383

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 11, 2019

The average pay for a Planetarium Technician is $66,182 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Planetarium Technician is between $47,669 and $81,535. 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 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:
  • 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.
Planetarium Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Job family population: 75,940

Estimated population of Planetarium Technician jobs: 8,128

Rate of error: 2.2%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,724
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Planetarium Technician Job Listings for United States

Analytical Lab Technician
Dec 9
Ontario, CA, USA
Zeiss
... Technician - QC will provide QC assistance on a daily basis for the analytical lab. ESSENTIAL ... planetarium technology.
Machining Technician
Nov 25
Ontario, CA, USA
Zeiss
The Hydrophobic Machining Technician has the responsibility to lead, direct, train and coordinate ... planetarium technology.
Land Surveyor Support Technician
Sep 13
Omaha, NE, USA
Seiler Instrument & Mfg. Co
We are currently seeking a motivated, success-oriented technician to provide support for our ... Our Planetarium Division is the sole distributor of Zeiss Planetaria in the U.S. and Canada. Over ...
Automation Technician
Nov 22
Hebron, KY, USA
Zeiss
... planetarium technology.
Indiana Anesthesiology Position - ~1 Hour from Indianapolis
Oct 4
Indianapolis, United States
RecruitWell
Location has an art museum, planetarium, wineries, shopping, and local cuisine * Boating, fishing ... technician jobs, anesthesiology technician jobs, nurse anesthesiology jobs, pediatric ...

The average pay for a Planetarium Technician is $66,182 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Planetarium Technician is between $47,669 and $81,535. 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 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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