Auxiliary metrologist - Salary and Career
Metrological and quality fiscal agents

Auxiliary metrologist - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They inspect measuring instruments, materialized measures, products, conformity marks and services, in accordance with legislation. They check materialized instruments and measurements, perform tests, analyzes and calibrations. They record the inspection, verification and calibration process, supervise metrological activities, guide the public, train human resources in the metrology area.

How much does an Auxiliary metrologist earn

A Auxiliary metrologist earns between $1.425 and $6.144 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.683 and a median salary of $2.300 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 1.446 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).


Salary ranges for the Auxiliary metrologist

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.683 32.190 671 12
1º Quartile 1.425 17.095 356 7
Median Salary 2.300 27.600 575 11
3º Quartile 4.686 56.229 1.171 22
Higher Salary 6.144 73.729 1.536 28


Professional job categories

  • Middle level technicians
    • medium level technicians in administrative sciences
      • inspection, inspection and administrative coordination technicians
        • metrological and quality fiscal agents

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Main workplaces

Metrological and quality fiscal agents they work in metrological inspection bodies, such as the weights and measures institutes. They are salaried employees, with a formal contract, who are organized as a team, under permanent supervision. The workplace can be closed, open or in vehicles. They work daytime and irregular hours. They can remain in uncomfortable positions for long periods, be exposed to toxic materials and, eventually, to explosives. In inspection, they are subject to pressures that can trigger stress.


What does it take to work in the field of Metrological and quality fiscal agents

The professional exercise of these occupations requires a technical course in metrology (medium level), a technical course in the textile area or other inspection area, followed by a specialization of two hundred to four hundred class hours.


Functions and activities of Auxiliary metrologist

Metrological and quality fiscal agents must:

  • inspect instruments, materialized measures, products, conformity marks and services;
  • supervise metrological activities;
  • register the inspection, verification and calibration process;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • perform tests, analyzes and calibrations;
  • verify instruments and materialized measures;
  • training human resources in the metrology area;
  • train human resources in the metrology area;
  • perform tests, analysis and calibrations;
  • check materialized instruments and measures;
  • verify materialized instruments and measures;
  • technically guide the public;
  • train human resources in metrology;

  • Activities

    • act with discipline;
    • elaborate technical opinion;
    • precautionary seize;
    • control equipment, instruments and materials used in inspection;
    • search information;
    • examine the existence of composition information textile;
    • submit the person responsible for the violation;
    • schedule work;
    • prepare metrological technical reports;
    • disseminate metrology;
    • complete daily report;
    • monitor the release;
    • calibrate instruments;
    • inspect maintenance workshops;
    • fill in registration forms;
    • inform the public about technical and administrative procedures;
    • work as a team;
    • examine instruments and materialized measures;
    • seal the instrument;
    • providing refresher courses for technicians;
    • disable irregular products;
    • deliver internal training;
    • perform tests and tests in accordance with legislation;
    • prepare classes;
    • register verification data;
    • inspect safety in the transport of dangerous goods ;
    • act with discretion;
    • examine quantitative aspects - information fidelity ;
    • prohibit products and instruments;
    • issue a disapproval term;
    • issue subpoenas;
    • forward products for laboratory tests;
    • elaborate didactic material;
    • master the legislation;
    • demonstrate ease of communication;
    • arch tanks;
    • manage conflicts;
    • issue reports;
    • demonstrate assessment ability;
    • issue calibration certificate;
    • deliver training courses for new technicians;
    • perform periodic verification;
    • organize special operations;
    • issue terms;
    • provide means for the execution of the work;
    • notify the inspected party;
    • deal with complaints and claims;
    • find out definitively;
    • issue verification certificates;
    • organize special operations;
    • perform eventual verification;
    • place checkmark;
    • perform initial verification;
    • issue notifications;
    • display sensory acuity;
    • perform maintenance and conservation of metrological standards and instruments;
    • charge a training certification fee;
    • maintain self-control;
    • issue records;
    • issue inspection certificate (approval);
    • clarify technical procedures;
    • inform the public about the legislation;
    • coordinate teams;
    • guide the inspected party;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • perform inspections in special operations (blitz );
    • test products and instruments �in loco�;
    • issue bank slip;
    • check compliance with the notification;
    • give lectures;
    • prepare expert reports of fraudulent instruments and products;
    • demonstrate security;
    • manage time;
    • make decisions;
    • monitor works;
    • check the conformity mark;
    • participate in study groups;
    • subject the person responsible for the violation;
    • orient the consumer;
    • evaluate the performance of trainees;
    • track metrological standards;
    • collect products;
    • participate in the preparation of guidance material;
    • evaluate trainees' performance;
    • fill in the verification report;
    • charge metrological service fees;
    • examine formal aspects - existence of all the mandatory information;
    • demonstrate proper posture;
    • forward products for laboratory testing;
    • keep up to date;
    • demonstrate ability for calculations and measurements;
    • issue technical opinion;
    • provide training courses for new technicians;
    • evaluate the team;
    • acting with professional ethics;
    • perform preliminary and selective tests of textile and pre-measured products;
    • clarify the requirements of the legislation;


    Sectors that hire Auxiliary metrologist the most in the job market

    • maintenance and repair of measuring, testing and control apparatus and instruments
    • manufacture of other parts and accessories for motor vehicles
    • tests and technical analysis
    • temporary labor lease
    • surveillance and private security activities
    • engineering services
    • installation of industrial machinery and equipment
    • higher education - undergraduate and postgraduate
    • manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicle engine system
    • iron and steel foundry




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