Average Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay in Boston, Massachusetts

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The average hourly pay for an Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Boston, Massachusetts is $29.49.
MEDIAN $29.49
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Hourly Rate
$20 - $39
Total Pay
$41,321 - $113,959

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Job Description for Electrician

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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Popular Skills for Electrician

Skills in Commercial, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Residential and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Electrician

An experienced Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29.49 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $35.
Employees with Electrician in their job title in Seattle, Washington earn an average of 28.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (11.6% more) and New York, New York (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (22.0% less), Houston, Texas (20.5% less) and Cleveland, Ohio (14.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Late Career