A Substation Technician earns an average wage of $27.40 per hour.

$45,000 - $106,000
$45K
$69K
$110K
MEDIAN: $69,241
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50%
90%

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$19.39 - $44.25
$19
$27
$44
MEDIAN: $27.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$45,000 - $106,000  
   
Bonus
$4,069  
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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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$43,026 - $97,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$19.39 - $44.25  
   
Overtime
$26.81 - $65.66  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4,069  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,500  
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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$43,026 - $97,773  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 66

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Job Description for Substation Technician

Substation technicians work primarily with electric substations, which send electrical energy into nearby homes, and are also responsible for routine maintenance and updates of substations, as well as emergency repairs when necessary. These technicians must be able to work with schematics and a variety of circuit breakers, power cables, and transformers, and this work can be somewhat dangerous and requires a great deal of knowledge to safely handle this equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Substation Technician

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

Key Stats for Substation Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Substation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 20%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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