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SMT Technician Salary
in San Diego, California

$65,157 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a SMT Technician is $65,157 a year and $31 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a SMT Technician is between $46,930 and $80,272. 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

  • Performs assembly, set-up, operation, adjustments, and maintenance on production equipment in a Surface Mount Technology (SMT) manufacturing facility.
  • Cleans parts, and adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical or electronic component parts.
  • Leads and develops junior level maintenance technicians.
SMT Technician Job Prevalence in San Diego, California, United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineering Technicians

Job family population: 43,390

Estimated population of SMT Technician jobs: 3,158

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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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...

SMT Technician Job Listings for San Diego, California

Engineering Technician 4 - Polymer
Apr 5
San Diego, CA, USA
Summary: As a key member of the material science group within Dexcom's research and development organization, the Engineering Technician will work closely with other engineers, scientists, and ...
Apr 22
San Diego, CA, USA
Electronics Manufacturer
Electronics manufacturer looking for degreed Process Engineer, with experience and strong track record in improving electromechanical assembly processes, especially in SMT equipment, board assembly ...
Engineering Technician 1
Apr 5
San Diego, CA, USA
In this role, the Engineering Technician 1 will work alongside engineers to assist in the development of product and processes, as well as investigational efforts. Working as a member of a technology ...
Engineering Technician 1
May 28
San Diego, CA, USA
Alutiiq, LLC
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES * Prepare, review and verify a variety of documents, forms and reports on operations and engineering activities/studies. * Experience using basic electronic test ...
Low Voltage Electronics Technician
Jun 12
San Diego, CA, USA
Budget Key Service Inc
We provide cost-effective and timely installations, thorough technicians and long-term maintenance and repair. We are a fast-growing company with over 100% employee growth throughout in the last 5 ...
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