Instrumentation & Electricity Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Instrumentation & Electricity Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $28.50 per hour. Most Instrumentation & Electricity Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$20.31 - $42.80
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$28
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MEDIAN: $28.50
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Hourly Rate
$20.31 - $42.80  
   
Overtime
$44.00  
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$42,485 - $108,510  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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

  • Repair, maintain, and install electricity, air conditioning, and heating.
  • Guide junior technicians in installations and ensure conformance to operational policies and procedures.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation & Electricity Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation & Electricity Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation & Electricity Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 16 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation & Electricity Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation & Electricity Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 5 salaries. An Instrumentation & Electricity Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Instrumentation & Electricity Technician

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation & Electricity Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

National Average
$75,000

Late-Career
▼15%

Mid-Career
▼19%

Entry-Level
▼30%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
42%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: