Average Mid-Career Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay

$24.75
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$1,530
Bonus
$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $24.75.
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$17.36
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$24.75
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$35.23
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $35
Bonus
$204 - $7,919
Profit Sharing
$850 - $3,310
Total Pay
$36,661 - $81,838
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What Do Electricians Do?

Electrician Tasks
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair all power generation and distribution equipment.
  • Study and understand electrical schematics.
  • Assist in performing and interpreting power calculations, power factor, insulation tests and positive relay tests as required.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance on electrical equipment.

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What Are Popular Skills for Electricians?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Residential, Troubleshooting and Commercial.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Electricians?

An entry-level Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.92 based on 16 salaries. An early career Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.97 based on 226 salaries. An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $27.60 based on 436 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Electrician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 21.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (21.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (12.3% less) and Houston, Texas (6.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,087 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.5%
Early Career
20.8%
Experienced
40.1%
Late Career
37.6%