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|Technician salaries - 124 salaries reported||£36,239/yr|
|Technician salaries - 55 salaries reported||£32,570/yr|
|Technician salaries - 48 salaries reported||£27,073/yr|
|Technician salaries - 45 salaries reported||£34,001/yr|
|Technician salaries - 44 salaries reported||£49,468/yr|
|Technician salaries - 40 salaries reported||£35,791/yr|
|Technician salaries - 39 salaries reported||£25,870/yr|
|Technician salaries - 36 salaries reported||£28,633/yr|
|Technician salaries - 34 salaries reported||£33,944/yr|
|Technician salaries - 32 salaries reported||£28,204/yr|
|Technician salaries - 27 salaries reported||£31,263/yr|
|Technician salaries - 26 salaries reported||£30,402/yr|
|Technician salaries - 23 salaries reported||£25,054/yr|
|Technician salaries - 23 salaries reported||£26,141/yr|
|Technician salaries - 22 salaries reported||£34,980/yr|
|Technician salaries - 22 salaries reported||£36,114/yr|
|Technician salaries - 22 salaries reported||£3,852/mo|
|Technician salaries - 21 salaries reported||£29,382/yr|
|Technician salaries - 20 salaries reported||£28,360/yr|
|Technician salaries - 20 salaries reported||£39,582/yr|
The average salary for a Technician is £32,445 per year in United Kingdom. Salaries estimates are based on 5101 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Technician employees in United Kingdom.
The highest salary for a Technician in United Kingdom is £41,441 per year.
The lowest salary for a Technician in United Kingdom is £25,944 per year.
Pay for technicians varies by subspecialty, but it is comparable to the pay for trades that require a technical background. It is generally lower than pay for positions supported by technicians like doctors or engineers. To increase their earning prospects, they may be able to move into management related roles, such as leading a project. Career path will depend on the nature of the technician's role, with some offering more room for progression than others.
You can take a big step forward in your career as a technician and continue advancing in your field by focusing on acquiring in-demand skills and qualifications. Completing your vocational training or bachelor's degree in electronics, science, computer science, or electrical engineering gives you valuable accreditations that can lead to higher starting salaries. Professional industry certification is one of the best ways to set you apart from other technicians and employers are usually willing to pay more for this. Automotive technicians can become certified through the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI).
Once you've applied for technician jobs, you'll want to make sure you are prepared to negotiate for a fair salary. The biggest part of salary negotiations is knowing your value based on skills, education, certifications, and technical knowledge. Work out points you want to emphasise, showcasing any measurable performance applicable to the role you are considering. Comparing the responsibilities, qualifications, and salaries of other open positions can help determine a good range. When negotiating, you can say something like, "I've done my research and based on my experience and the current market rate, I am looking for something around this amount for this role." The same will apply if you're hoping to negotiate higher pay in a current role.
About 60.80% of Technician professionals feel satisfied with their salary, according to anonymous Glassdoor ratings. An additional £2,007 in potential pay per year, among other factors, can qualify the annual pay of a Technician in United Kingdom as a good salary.
Technician professionals in United Kingdom have a wide total pay range, between £21,447 and £53,164 depending on experience, with an estimated total pay of £32,445 following the average career path of a Technician.