Entry-Level Instrument and Electrical Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level Instrument and Electrical Technicians make around $24.44 per hour. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. This field is filled with high levels of job satisfaction; most Entry-Level Instrument and Electrical Technicians are happy with their jobs. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$36,494 - $76,924
$36K
$53K
$77K
MEDIAN: $53,000
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$17.09 - $34.93
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MEDIAN: $24.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$36,494 - $76,924  
   
Bonus
$750 - $6,687  
Total Pay (?
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$37,062 - $79,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.09 - $34.93  
   
Overtime
$26.20 - $53.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$750 - $6,687  
   
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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$37,062 - $79,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 82

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Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Instrument and Electrical Technician in Wichita:
"Consider Certifications."
If someone is interested in a technical based field, I recommend obtaining certifications over a degree. After getting the job aspire for more certifications and then pursue a degree if you choose for possible move to management.

Instrument and Electrical Technician in Baltimore:
"Must Have A Strong Mechanical And Analytical Mind."
Pay attention to detail follow step-by-step troubleshooting.

Key Stats for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
23%
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Skills That Affect Instrument and Electrical Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲12%

Instrument Control
▲10%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲10%

National Average
$54,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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