How much does a Calibration Technician III make in the United States? The average Calibration Technician III salary in the United States is $83,854 as of June 27, 2024, but the range typically falls between $74,109 and $92,677. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Calibration Technician III Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Calibration Technician III Salary $65,237 US June 27, 2024
25th Percentile Calibration Technician III Salary $74,109 US June 27, 2024
50th Percentile Calibration Technician III Salary $83,854 US June 27, 2024
75th Percentile Calibration Technician III Salary $92,677 US June 27, 2024
90th Percentile Calibration Technician III Salary $100,711 US June 27, 2024
25% $74,109 10% $65,237 90% $100,711 75% $92,677 $83,854 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Calibration Technician III need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Troubleshooting: Troubleshooting is a form of problem solving, often applied to repair failed products or processes on a machine or a system. It is a logical, systematic search for the source of a problem in order to solve it, and make the product or process operational again. Troubleshooting is needed to identify the symptoms. Determining the most likely cause is a process of elimination—eliminating potential causes of a problem. Finally, troubleshooting requires confirmation that the solution restores the product or process to its working state. In general, troubleshooting is the identification or diagnosis of "trouble" in the management flow of a system caused by a failure of some kind. The problem is initially described as symptoms of malfunction, and troubleshooting is the process of determining and remedying the causes of these symptoms. A system can be described in terms of its expected, desired or intended behavior (usually, for artificial systems, its purpose). Events or inputs to the system are expected to generate specific results or outputs. (For example, selecting the "print" option from various computer applications is intended to result in a hardcopy emerging from some specific device). Any unexpected or undesirable behavior is a symptom. Troubleshooting is the process of isolating the specific cause or causes of the symptom. Frequently the symptom is a failure of the product or process to produce any results. (Nothing was printed, for example). Corrective action can then be taken to prevent further failures of a similar kind.

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Microsoft Office: Microsoft Office is a suite of desktop productivity applications that is designed by Microsoft for business use. You can create documents containing text and images, work with data in spreadsheets and databases, create presentations and posters.

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Health Insurance: Health insurance is a type of insurance coverage that pays for health and medical expenses. Health insurance covers some or all of the costs of routine care, emergency care, and treatment for chronic illnesses.

Troubleshooting 2.97%
Microsoft Office 0.93%
Health Insurance 0.68%
Others 95.42%
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Job Description for Calibration Technician III

Calibration Technician III calibrates, maintains, repairs, installs, and troubleshoots instrumentation and equipment used to measure temperature, light, electrical, mechanical, weight, flow, pipette, pressure, and other properties in materials or the environment. Conducts routine inspection and testing to ensure conformance to established calibration standards. Being a Calibration Technician III utilizes calibration software and diagnostic tools to identify faults or non-conformance and to track results. Understands industry and quality concepts and standards such as ISO, GMP, NIST. Additionally, Calibration Technician III requires a high school diploma or graduation from a technical or trade school. May require Certified Calibration Technician (CCT) or Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL). Typically reports to a supervisor. The Calibration Technician III independently performs a wide range of complex duties under general guidance from supervisors. Has gained full proficiency in a broad range of activities related to the job. To be a Calibration Technician III typically requires 5-7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Calibration Technician III salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Calibration Technician III, the highest Calibration Technician III salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Calibration Technician III salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Calibration Technician III salary is in Miami, FL, where the Calibration Technician III salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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