Optical Technician Salary in United States

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Average Salary for Optical Technician in United States

The average salary of a(n) Optical Technician in United States is $61,892.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Optical Technician in United States is $29.76.

The average bonus of a(n) Optical Technician in United States is $1,454.00.

Job Description:

Tests and builds optomechanical and digital devices to be used in such equipment as aerial cameras, gun sights, telescopes, etc., applying engineering theory and practical knowledge, under direction of engineering staff. Checks project instructions and preliminary specifications to identify and plan requirements for parts fabrication, purchase, assembly, and test. Prepares sketches and submits work orders and purchase requests for items to be furnished by others, and follows up delivery. Work is more limited in scope and more practically oriented than that of scientists and engineers. Designs, builds, or modifies fixtures used to assemble parts. Lays out cutting lines for machining, using drafting tools. Assembles and adjusts parts and related electrical units of prototype to prepare for test. Sets up prototype and test apparatus, such as control console, collimator, recording equipment, and cables in accordance with specifications. Operates controls of test apparatus and prototype to observe and record test results. Computes test data on laboratory forms for engineers. Confers in technical meetings, recommending design and material changes to reduce cost and lead time. May be assigned as group leader to coordinate work of technicians, model makers, and others assigned to assist. Less

Tests and builds optomechanical and digital devices to be used in such equipment as aerial cameras, gun sights, telescopes, etc., applying engineering theory and practical knowledge, under direction of engineering staff. Checks project instructions and preliminary specifications to identify and... More

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