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What Does it Take to Be a Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairer?

Position Description All precision instrument and equipment repairers not listed separately.

Types of Precision Instrument & Equipment Repairer Jobs

  • Scale Mechanic
  • Meteorological Equipment Repairer
  • Instrument Technician Apprentice
  • Nautical Instrument Mechanic
  • Instrument Technician

Precision Instrument & Equipment Repairer Employment Estimates

In 2016, there was an estimated number of 12,600 jobs in the United States for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairer. New jobs are being produced at a rate of 1.6% which is below the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts 200 new jobs for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairer by 2026. Due to new job openings and attrition, there will be an average of 1,100 job openings in this field each year.

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The states with the most job growth for Precision Instrument & Equipment Repairer are Arkansas, Texas, and Arizona. Watch out if you plan on working in Maine, Wyoming, or Rhode Island. These states have the worst job growth for this type of profession.

Average Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers Salary

Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers make between $34,950 and $80,970 a year.

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Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers who work in Hawaii, Nevada, or Alaska, make the highest salaries.

Below is a list of the median annual salaries for Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers in different U.S. states.

State Annual Mean Salary
Alabama $51,880
Alaska $68,400
Arizona $53,410
Arkansas $51,220
California $58,760
Colorado $57,380
Connecticut $59,420
Delaware $56,490
Florida $51,710
Georgia $54,320
Hawaii $69,500
Idaho $48,790
Illinois $64,940
Indiana $52,650
Iowa $52,270
Kansas $53,690
Kentucky $58,740
Louisiana $61,230
Maine $52,180
Maryland $58,090
Massachusetts $56,750
Michigan $57,690
Minnesota $58,850
Mississippi $53,300
Missouri $53,820
Nebraska $50,410
Nevada $77,820
New Hampshire $58,880
New Jersey $66,580
New Mexico $62,040
New York $50,020
North Carolina $61,180
North Dakota $62,520
Ohio $56,610
Oregon $54,490
Pennsylvania $56,210
Rhode Island $50,080
Tennessee $65,280
Texas $51,900
Utah $53,400
Virginia $54,140
Washington $64,620
Wisconsin $47,320
Wyoming $68,140

Where Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers Work

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The table below shows some of the most common industries where those employed in this career field work.

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