Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters

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What do they do?

Perform precision assembling or adjusting, within narrow tolerances, of timing devices such as digital clocks or timing devices with electrical or electronic components.

Also known as:

Calibration Specialist, Calibrator, Clockmaker, Horologist, Time Stamp Assembler, Watch Technician, Watchmaker

Typical Wages

Annual wages for Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters in United States

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Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters is projected to Decline 25 percent from 2018 to 2028

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Projected Employment

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Education Level

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree (0.2%)
  • Master's degree (0.8%)
  • Bachelor's degree (5.9%)
  • Associate's degree (7.6%)
  • Some college, no degree (23%)
  • High school diploma equivalent (46.1%)
  • Less than high school diploma (16.4%)

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Skills

People in this career often have these skills:

  • Repairing - Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
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Knowledge

People in this career often know a lot about:

  • Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
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Abilities

People in this career often have talent in:

  • Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing that there is a problem.
  • Manual Dexterity - The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
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Activities: what you might do in a day

People in this career often do these activities:

  • Repair precision devices or workpieces.
  • Assemble metal or plastic parts or products.
  • Align parts or workpieces to ensure proper assembly.
  • Inspect timing devices.
  • Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
  • Calculate dimensions of workpieces, products, or equipment.
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This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 26.3 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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