Technician Salary

The average salary for a Technician in the UK is:


Job profile for a Technician

A technician is a job title that may refer to a range of different roles, but all require some sort of bespoke technical skill applied to a particular industry. They will use their knowledge of a particular art or craft in order to consult, develop, test and suggest improvements to processes or to develop new ones. For instance they may undertake quality testing using their knowledge of the general theoretical principles that paply to a certain area, and in this instance will use their knowledge to deduce if quality standards are being met.

to maintain production machinery in optimal operating condition. In some cases break down repair also planed maintance and sheduled inspections

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Technician Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £37,188.

The average salary in 2009 was £24,647, based on 156 respondents (a difference of -34% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £20,194, based on 198 respondents (a difference of -22% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £23,888, based on 150 respondents (a difference of 18% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £24,629, based on 83 respondents (a difference of 3% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Technician based on all salary survey responses is: £21,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Technician is £12.06.

Assorted Technician Salary Information

£17,000Yorkshire and North East16-June-15
£23,700North West28-January-15
£17,480North West28-January-15
£20,000South East13-January-15
£19,000South East4-December-14
£19,000South East4-December-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Technician salary data

Technician Salary By UK Region

£24,070South East
£22,434East of England
£22,327South West
£25,921North West
£25,330Yorkshire and North East
£22,399Northern Ireland

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Technician, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £18,093 for a worker in their 20s, £23,642 (30s), £27,984 (40s) and £27,984 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Technician is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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