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Instrumentation & Electricity Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Instrumentation & Electricity Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $25.76 per hour. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Instrumentation & Electricity Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$38,785 - $105,701
(Median)
$39K
$59K
$110K
MEDIAN: $59,321
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90%

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$15.78 - $32.27
(Median)
$16
$26
$32
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$38,785 - $105,701  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,550  
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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$36,088 - $80,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.78 - $32.27  
   
Overtime
$19.08 - $45.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,550  
   
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).
)
$36,088 - $80,903  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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Job Description for Instrumentation & Electricity Technician

Generally, instrumentation/electricity technicians maintain equipment and electrical systems in a plant or manufacturing facility and ensure that they are running smoothly. Safety is an important focus of the job to ensure that all systems are safe for workers to use. These technicians also carry out routine maintenance and calibration on various instrumentation systems and other equipment in the facility to ensure that they work at optimal conditions.

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Instrumentation & Electricity Technician Tasks

  • Coordinate with engineers, technicians, or other personnel to schedule and prioritize work.
  • Determine present or future electrical requirements and coordinate with upper management to better understand them.
  • Repair, maintain, and install electricity, air conditioning, and heating.
  • Guide junior technicians in installations and ensure conformance to operational policies and procedures.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation & Electricity Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average beginner in this position makes around $54K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $62K. Instrumentation & Electricity Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $61K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $67K.

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Experience Affects Instrumentation & Electricity Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%