|Quick Facts: Calibration Technologists and Technicians
$62,050 per year
$29.83 per hour
|4% (As fast as average)
Calibration technologists and technicians inspect, adjust, and test measurement devices against standards, such as those used in manufacturing, healthcare, and other industries.
Calibration technologists and technicians work in a variety of settings. Most work full time.
Calibration technologists and technicians typically need an associate’s degree or other postsecondary training in a technical or scientific field. Some enter the occupation with a high school diploma and learn their skills on the job.
The median annual wage for calibration technologists and technicians was $62,050 in May 2022.
Employment of calibration technologists and technicians is projected to grow 4 percent from 2022 to 2032, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
About 1,100 openings for calibration technologists and technicians are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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