Maintenance Electrician Salary

A Maintenance Electrician earns an average wage of $21.48 per hour.
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$34,643 - $74,606
(Median)
$35K
$50K
$75K
MEDIAN: $50,478
10%
50%
90%

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$15.42 - $29.56
(Median)
$15
$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$34,643 - $74,606  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,067  
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $6,953  
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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$33,805 - $71,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$15.42 - $29.56  
   
Overtime
$20.20 - $43.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$302.01 - $6,953  
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).
)
$33,805 - $71,561  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 888

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Job Description for Maintenance Electrician

The maintenance electrician performs most of the electrical maintenance tasks in a plant. Their key goal is to keep plant machinery and equipment in good condition by locating faulty parts by using an efficient, effective troubleshooting process. The maintenance electrician then replaces those parts that are worn and broken; if the parts are not broken, the electrician properly adjusts it to return the part or machine to working order. They also make routine inspections of equipment to assess its operating condition, performing proactive replacements and maintenance. The maintenance electrician also repairs electrical wiring and programmable logic functions in accordance with local code. A maintenance electrician moves and installs new equipment procured by the company. In the equipment movement or installation process, the electrician must understand and work from blueprints manuals, and sketches.

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Maintenance Electrician Tasks

  • Construct and fabricate parts using power or hand tools and specifications.
  • Review specifications to plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures.
  • Test all assemblies, installations, or repairs on electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures.
  • Assemble and install electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.

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

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Experience Affects Maintenance Electrician Salaries



National Average
$49,000



Skills That Affect Maintenance Electrician Salaries



Electronic Troubleshooting
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Plant Maintenance
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Troubleshooting
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National Average
$49,000

Maintenance
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 159 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
39%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 12%