ABBOTT LABORATORIES Test Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Test Technician make at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States? The average salary for Test Technician at companies like ABBOTT LABORATORIES in the United States is $53,052 as of April 24, 2024, but the range typically falls between $46,497 and $59,606. 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 Cities


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What does a Test Technician 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 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Job Title

Test Technician

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of.

  • Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

  • An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

The Opportunity

This position works out of our Irving, TX location in the Core Diagnostics Division. Our diagnostic solutions are used in hospitals, laboratories, and clinics around the globe. The crucial information derived from our tests, instruments and informatics systems are often the first step in patient care decision making for hundreds of health conditions from heart attacks to blood disorders to infectious diseases and cancers. Working under general supervision, the Test Technician 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.

What You’ll Work On

  • 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.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives:

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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