$61,537
Avg. Salary
$24.65
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$1,864

Bonus

$2,011

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Industrial Electrician is $24.65 per hour.

The average pay for an Industrial Electrician is $61,537 per year.

10%
$17.32
10%
$24.65
50%
$33.33
90%
90%
MEDIAN $24.65
10%
$39k
10%
$62k
50%
$101k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $61,537
$39,256 - $100,551
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$100K
MEDIAN: $61,537
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$17.32 - $33.33
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$0$100K
Salary $39,256 - $100,551
Bonus $411 - $7,341
Profit Sharing $513 - $10,101
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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$38,544 - $84,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 174
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $17.32 - $33.33
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $24.25 - $49.84
Annual Data $0$84K
Bonus $411 - $7,341
Profit Sharing $513 - $10,101
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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$38,544 - $84,390
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,212

Job Description for Industrial Electrician

Industrial electricians perform a variety of functions related to electrical controls, equipment, and wiring in an industrial plant or worksite. Their work may involve testing, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of the electrical components. In addition, they read and interpret blueprints and specifications, as well as remain current on electrical code specifications for the area.

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Industrial Electrician Tasks
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment.
  • Evaluate and make recommendations regarding required repairs and maintenance.
  • Support customers by effectively interfacing with customer and office in repairing equipment as needed.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance activities on equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair material handling equipment.

Common Career Paths for Industrial Electrician


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Industrial Electricians who transition into an upper level Automation Technician position will not necessarily make much more than they do in their current role. The average Automation Technician makes $53K a year.

Industrial Electrician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Industrial Electrician


Industrial Electricians report using a diverse set of skills on the job. Most notably, skills in Industrial Hydraulics, Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, Controls, and Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. At the other end of the pay range are skills like Electronic Equipment Installation. The majority of those who know Controls also know Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Troubleshooting.

Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Electrician

Pay by Experience for an Industrial Electrician has a positive trend. An entry-level Industrial Electrician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 233 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Industrial Electrician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 212 salaries. An experienced Industrial Electrician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 304 salaries. An Industrial Electrician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 268 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

10%

6%

6%

-17%

National Average: $56,871

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Home to some of the best pay for Industrial Electricians, Phoenix offers exceptional salaries, 18 percent above the national average. Industrial Electricians can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Indianapolis (+9 percent), Atlanta (+9 percent), Baltimore (+9 percent), and Houston (+6 percent). Industrial Electricians in Tulsa earn salaries far below the national average by 30 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. Workers in Tampa and Little Rock earn salaries that trail the national average for those in this profession (17 percent less and 8 percent less, respectively).

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Key Stats for Industrial Electrician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 258 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Industrial Electrician Salaries

▲11%

▲5%

▼0%

National Average
$57,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Industrial Electrician Salaries

Industrial Hydraulics
▲17%


▲2%



National Average
$57,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
▼1%

Electronic Equipment Installation
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 258 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 15%