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Research Assembler Salary
in San Diego, California

$53,329 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$864

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 17, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Assembler is $53,329 a year and $26 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Research Assembler is between $39,333 and $64,995. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in San Diego, California.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Assembles, adjusts, tests, and modifies aircraft cameras according to engineering drawings and sketches, using handtools and bench machines: reads and interprets engineering drawings and verbal instructions to determine fabrication methods and sequence of fabrication.
  • Lays out reference points and dimensions on parts to be machined, using precision measuring instruments.
  • Fabricates parts to specifications, using bench lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder.
  • Measures parts to verify specified dimensions, using micrometer, dial gauges, and vernier caliper.
  • Cuts, bends, drills, and fastens parts to assemble, repair, or modify camera, using handtools.
  • Fabricates and installs electrical assemblies and wiring in camera housing, using handtools and soldering equipment.
  • Tests camera units for operational efficiency, using calibrating instruments, multimeter, and stroboscope and adjusts mechanisms to correct inefficient operation.
  • Installs film in camera and adjusts camera mechanisms to record sharpest image consistent with speed of aircraft, weather conditions, and object or terrain to be photographed.
  • Records test data, prepares reports on fabricating techniques used, and recommends modifications to resolve problems.
Research Assembler Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers

Job family population: 3,650

Estimated population of Research Assembler jobs: 460

Rate of error: 11.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,823
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Research Assembler Job Listings for San Diego, California

Structural Assembler/ Installation Technician
May 8
San Diego, CA, USA
Tek84 Engineering Group
Tek84 also conducts research and development for Government agencies, including: the National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Transportation Security Administration, Department of ...
Fluidics Test Engineer
Jun 13
San Diego, CA, USA
Crowd Staffing, A Zenith Talent Company
Assemble, maintain and debug test setups * Analyze and present test results Requirements: * 1 to 2 years hands-on experience in an R&D laboratoryor equivalent * Programming experience (LabVIEW ...
Engineering Technician
May 22
San Diego, CA, USA
The Fountain Group
Analyze and present test results. * R&D laboratory experience. * Assemble, maintain and debug test setups. * Fluidics is a plus. * Programming experience, LabVIEW, Matlab, C, Python, Visual Basic ...
Engineering Technician 1
Apr 5
San Diego, CA, USA
Dexcom
Our world class research and development team is looking for a driven Engineering Technician 1 to ... Assemble and repairs tools, fixtures and equipment * Maintain and tracks own daily and weekly work ...
Mechanical Engineering Technician 2
Apr 5
San Diego, CA, USA
Dexcom
Assemble/modify prototypes and test samples. * Test products to collect, organize, and process data. * Work alongside other R&D team members and other cross functional groups to contribute to the ...
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