$43,470
Avg. Salary
$23.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$504

Profit Sharing

$1,526

The average pay for a Generator Technician with Systems Troubleshooting skills is $23.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Generator Technician with Systems Troubleshooting skills is $43,470 per year.

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$32
90%
MEDIAN $23
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$69k
90%
MEDIAN $43,470
$29,087 - $69,496
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MEDIAN: $43,470
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$16.28 - $31.95
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$0$74K
Salary $29,087 - $69,496
Bonus $0.00 - $3,041
Profit Sharing $1,526
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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$33,452 - $74,646
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $16.28 - $31.95
Hourly Tips $2.00
Overtime $22.75 - $50.20
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $0.00 - $3,041
Profit Sharing $1,526
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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$33,452 - $74,646
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 140

Job Description for Generator Technician

Generator technicians usually work in some sort of factory or industrial setting. They may be required for day or night shifts, depending on the products that their company specializes in. Typically, generator technicians will be dealing with very delicate gas engines. An important requirement is that the technicians are able to lift heavy barrels or related materials. The typical day will involve helping their supervisor with a number of common tasks. For that reason, technicians usually perform similar job duties on a daily basis. The main duty involves checking gas pressures inside of combustion engines. The supervisor will specify what levels are acceptable, and it will be up to the technicians to make sure that those levels are adhered to.

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Generator Technician Tasks

  • Perform repairs and services on all makes and models of generator sets.
  • Identify the problem and cause of failure through logical troubleshooting steps, determine corrective action through inspection of failed parts.
  • Apply proper engine technical skills in inspection, disassembly, failure analysis, assembly, diagnosis, and engine operating performance tests.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and servicing generator components including alternators, wiring harnesses safety devices, shutdown switches, and battery systems.
  • Inspections, repairs, services and start-up load bank test requirements on equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Generator Technician

Pay by Experience for a Generator Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Generator Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 19 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Generator Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 17 salaries. An experienced Generator Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 10 salaries. A Generator Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 10 salaries.

Generator Technician Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Generator Technician in Fort Myers:
Learn as much as you can from everyone you make contact with.

Generator Technician in Jefferson:
"Wish the company would have stayed owner operated."
There are many operations involved other than just troubleshooting and repairs.

Generator Technician in Fresno:
Pros: Management.
Cons: Pay.

Key Stats for Generator Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Generator Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲6%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 58%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 24%