Generator Technician Salary

The average pay for a Generator Technician is $22.21 per hour. A skill in Equipment Maintenance is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,598 - $71,469
$30K
$45K
$71K
MEDIAN: $45,486
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50%
90%

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$16.30 - $31.76
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$23
$32
MEDIAN: $22.73
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$0$74K
Salary $29,598 - $71,469
Bonus $0.00 - $4,600
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$36,680 - $74,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $16.30 - $31.76
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $22.77 - $46.67
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,600
Profit Sharing $1,250
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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$36,680 - $74,750
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 260

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Job Description for Generator Technician

Generator technicians usually work in some sort of factory or industrial setting. They may be required for day or night shifts, depending on the products that their company specializes in. Typically, generator technicians will be dealing with very delicate gas engines. An important requirement is that the technicians are able to lift heavy barrels or related materials. The typical day will involve helping their supervisor with a number of common tasks. For that reason, technicians usually perform similar job duties on a daily basis. The main duty involves checking gas pressures inside of combustion engines. The supervisor will specify what levels are acceptable, and it will be up to the technicians to make sure that those levels are adhered to.

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Generator Technician Tasks

  • Perform repairs and services on all makes and models of generator sets.
  • Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps, determine corrective action through inspection of failed parts.
  • Apply proper engine technical skills in inspection, disassembly, failure analysis, assembly, diagnosis, and engine operating performance tests.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and servicing generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.
  • Inspections, repairs, services and start-up load bank test requirements on equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Generator Technician

Pay by Experience for a Generator Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Generator Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 130 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Generator Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 118 salaries. An experienced Generator Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 88 salaries. A Generator Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 52 salaries.

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Key Stats for Generator Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Generator Technician Salaries

▲18%

▲8%

▲1%

National Average
$52,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Generator Technician Salaries

Equipment Maintenance
▲11%

National Average
$52,000

ELECTRICAL
▼3%



Electronic Equipment Installation
▼5%


Energy Supply (Gas and Electricity)
▼8%

Troubleshooting
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 19%
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