Electric Motor, Power Tool, or Related Repairer Salary
Men account for the majority of Electric Motor & Power Tool Repairers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $16.12 per hour. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and slightly less than a third lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by just under a half. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
|Salary||$22,023 - $59,598|
|Total Pay (||$25,615 - $58,495|
|Hourly Rate||$12.35 - $27.49|
|Overtime||$17.85 - $33.40|
|Total Pay (||$25,615 - $58,495|
Job Description for Electric Motor, Power Tool, or Related Repairer
Electric motor/power tool repairers are responsible for repairing a variety of electric tools and devices for their organizations, as well as troubleshooting hardware, analyzing possible solutions, and ordering new parts. These repairers must provide excellent customer service and have strong communication skills to relay technical explanations for complex electric repairs. They must also interpret charts, drawings, and other electrical signs and should be proficient with power tools and electrical circuits in need of repair or replacement.Read More...
These repairers use industrial protective gear such as goggles, gloves, and steel-toed boots in case of on-the-job accidents, and they usually work in a plant or office environment and use tools such as pliers, screwdrivers, electricity-measuring devices, and tape. They should work well in a team environment with other electrical specialists to complete projects in a timely manner, but also on their own with minimal supervision. They usually help complete reports based on their observations, as well as exchange electrical parts and repair burnt electric circuits, and must always verify that parts and adapters have the same specifications as the originals. Use of conductors may be necessary to provide electrical currents while troubleshooting, and they must always follow strict regulations when handling dangerous tools.
A high school diploma is often a minimum requirement for this position, and prior experience in power tool/electric motor repair is highly beneficial. Electric repair certifications are also helpful.
Electric Motor, Power Tool, or Related Repairer Tasks
- Maintain, clean and repair electric motors and tools.
- Keep and file accurate records, invoices, and similar paperwork.
- Evaluate and determine issues with improperly working tools and motors.
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Pay by Experience Level for Electric Motor, Power Tool, or Related Repairer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Electric Motor & Power Tool Repairers, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $32K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $36K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $39K in this role. Ultimately, more time spent in the workforce does seem to translate to bigger paychecks; seasoned veterans with more than 20 years of experience report a median income of $42K.
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