An Electric Power Technician earns an average wage of $25.49 per hour. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$33,573 - $68,784
(Median)
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$46K
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MEDIAN: $46,000
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$17.11 - $34.77
(Median)
$17
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$46,000  
   
Bonus
$2,500  
Profit Sharing
$2,653  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,057 - $75,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$17.11 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$36.63  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$2,500  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,653  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,057 - $75,665  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Job Description for Electric Power Technician

Electric power technicians construct and maintain mechanisms used in electrical power generation, power transmission, and power distribution. They also maintain and repair power generators, electrical transformers, power converters, and circuit breakers. They control and monitor voltage related to their employer’s power plants.

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Electric Power Technician Tasks

  • Collect, analyze and interpret data to determine the source of problems.
  • Update parts inventory and orders and log system status.
  • Advise engineers on tolerances, construction needs, and safety.
  • Inspect electrical systems and equipment, parts, and tools, to identify and solve problems.
  • Follow safety procedures and ensure a safe work site.

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Experience Affects Electric Power Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 18%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

National Average
$57,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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