Instrument Assembler

Assemble instruments and devices, using tools and measuring instruments.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Instrument Assemblers do?

Assembles instruments and devices, such as barometers, control valves, gyroscopes, hygrometers, speedometers, tachometers, and thermostats, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments: Visually examines parts for defects. Fits, aligns, and secures internal and external component parts to assemble finished unit, using handtools, power tools, soldering iron, and measuring instruments. May inspect assembled unit for conformance to specifications, using measuring and testing equipment. May test functional performance of unit, using test equipment. May be designated according to product assembled as Regulator Assembler; Thermostat Assembler; Valve Assembler.

Should I be an Instrument Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Final Assembler, Brass-Wind Instruments, Stringed-Instrument Assembler

    How to become an Instrument Assembler

    Instrument Assemblers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Instrument Assembler-related education!
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