What does an Apprentice Technician do?

Technicians are skilled professionals that are employed in almost every industry. They are called upon to repair, install, replace, and provide services for various systems and equipment. They are proficient in the relevant skills and techniques necessary for the field where they work, which includes the automotive, maintenance, HVAC, and pharmacy sectors.

Technicians inspect, analyze, and troubleshoot client systems and equipment. They run tests and interpret the results to make the effective recommendations to fix faulty or broken equipment. When necessary during repairs, they will source replacement parts and negotiate costs with suppliers and clients. They will repair and replace faulty equipment and provide time and material cost estimates before they start a job. Some technicians write reports, safety regulations, and preventative maintenance plans. Technicians need a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in their related field, and some employers require further specialty and certification.

EducationGED / High School Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.1 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

Apprentice Technician Salaries

Average Base Pay

£14,087 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £14K
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Apprentice Technician Career Path

Learn how to become an Apprentice Technician, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Apprentice Technician Insights

Read what Apprentice Technician professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Sole Source MedicalSole Source Medical
22 Jan 2021

“The pay is awesome and well worth it and it’s a bonus that we get to travel!”

Infinity BiologiX
Extractions Technician
3 May 2021

“I got a job there when I really needed one and the pay was decent but not great”

Mount Sinai Health SystemMount Sinai Health System
Opthallmic Technician
8 Aug 2019

“one doctor was terrible and everyone else was great so it really depends who you work with.”

Enterprise Technician
2 Jun 2019

“Pay is reasonable but not a career as raises dont happen and what you get is tough to live on.”

Orange Unified School DistrictOrange Unified School District
Career Guidance Technician
22 Mar 2021

“High turnover rate for this position because it's a bit underpaid for what's on your plate”

Chesaco RVChesaco RV
26 Jul 2021

“The people I work with are great we all get along and do our best to make the customer happy.”

7 Oct 2021

“A tech named mark was lazy and didn't do any work and forced everyone else to work.”

St. Luke's Cataract and Laser InstituteSt. Luke's Cataract and Laser Institute
21 Feb 2021

“The reason I haven’t left yet as a few good managers and some pretty amazing doctors.”

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