ABBOTT LABORATORIES Test Technician, 2nd Shift Salary in the United States

How much does a Test Technician, 2nd Shift make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Test Technician, 2nd Shift at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $71,013 as of October 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $61,267 and $80,760. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Test Technician, 2nd Shift do at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES?

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Please Note: This is the 2nd shift position. Work schedule: Monday through Thursday from 2:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Possible Friday and Saturday shifts as needed.


The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Irving, TX, currently has an opportunity for Test Technician, 2nd Shift


Working under general supervision, this position is responsible for the production of high-quality medical device instruments. This position includes detailed assembly and testing of various electronic components and finished devices in a controlled manufacturing environment.


  • Performs testing of electronic components and assemblies using automated test equipment

  • May perform mechanical assembly of electromechanical subassemblies and devices

  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow written procedures; understand and follow verbal instructions. May instruct others in the use of all manuals, test procedures and documentation associated with specialized equipment.

  • Reads and interprets engineering drawings, schematics and complex test procedures.

  • Participates in continuous improvement/quality initiatives in order to enhance production processes to achieve quality and profitability metrics.

  • Maintains accurate records to ensure Device History Records and quality documents are accurate, all parts are traceable and quality issues can be addressed to assure the quality of all products.

  • Prioritizes work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance.

  • Positively represents the company during tours by demonstrating techniques and sharing appropriate information.

  • Supports all Company initiatives as identified by management and in support of Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), and other regulatory requirements.

  • Complies with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, ISO or other regulatory requirements, Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

  • Adheres to all environmental, health and safety SOP’s, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department specific requirements.

  • Maintains positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors.



  • High School Diploma or equivalency is required

  • Experience with electronic assembly and test in a medical device industry preferred.

  • Experience in troubleshooting equipment, building and or testing of electronic assemblies

  • Working knowledge of IPC standards and use of complex tools and equipment specific to functional areas

  • Experience in GMP, ISO, and FDA controlled environments preferred

  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner.

  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail.

  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance.

  • Ability to work scheduled overtime as required is preferred.

  • Ability to hand and lift up to 25 lbs. as needed for specific job functions

  • Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach within hands and arm’s length, stoop, kneel and crouch.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ABBOTT LABORATORIES Test Technician, 2nd Shift in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $61,267 to $80,760 with an average total cash compensation of $71,013. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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