Average Mid-Career Generator Technician with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Mid-Career Generator Technician with Electronic Troubleshooting skills is $23.17.
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Hourly Rate
$17 - $30
$0 - $3,452
Profit Sharing
$0 - $500
Total Pay
$36,812 - $69,065

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Job Description for Generator Technician

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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Popular Skills for Generator Technician

Skills in Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Equipment Repair, Maintenance, Automotive Engine Repair and Systems Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Generator Technician

An entry-level Generator Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.72 based on 5 salaries. An early career Generator Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.44 based on 98 salaries. An experienced Generator Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.68 based on 75 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.

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