Entry-Level Instrument and Electrical Technician Salary

Entry-Level Instrument and Electrical Technicians can expect to earn an average of $27.01 per hour. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Instrument and Electrical Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,752 - $78,899
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$54K
$79K
MEDIAN: $53,981
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$17.26 - $35.96
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$0$82K
Salary $36,752 - $78,899
Bonus $511 - $6,851
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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$36,935 - $82,712
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$54
Hourly Rate $17.26 - $35.96
Overtime $27.94 - $54.69
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $511 - $6,851
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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$36,935 - $82,712
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 69

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Instrument and Electrical Technician Advice

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

Instrument and Electrical Technician in Phoenix:
Do an apprenticeship while you are young. Dealing with other people's nonsense is easier then.

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 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
26%
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Skills That Affect Instrument and Electrical Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲3%

Instrument Control
▼0%

National Average
$59,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 9%
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