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Sighter Salary
in Virginia, United States

$35,345 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$477

Average Bonus

Last updated: February 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Sighter is $35,345 a year and $17 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Sighter is between $26,932 and $42,286. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Fires small arms weapons at fixed targets to test accuracy of sights and mechanical functions of weapons: positions target at specified distance.
  • Mounts weapon on tripod, or mechanical rest.
  • Aims weapon and fires series of shots at target.
  • Examines target to determine shot pattern and accuracy of sight.
  • Adjusts sights to attain specified accuracy, using handtools.
  • Examines indentations on cartridge face to detect defective striking of firing pin.
  • Records firing deficiencies on target or tag, and routes gun to repair shop.
Sighter Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Sighter jobs: 280

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$40,975
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Sighter Job Listings for Virginia, United States

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