The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Industrial Electrician is $26.99.
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$21 - $36
$900 - $8,000
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$46,318 - $91,122
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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. Industrial electricians work for a variety of employers, including electrical firms, parts manufacturers, an…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Industrial Electrician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Controls.
Pay by Experience Level for Industrial Electrician
An entry-level Industrial Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.18 based on 104 salaries. An early career Industrial Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.44 based on 368 salaries. A mid-career Industrial Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.91 based on 348 salaries. An experienced Industrial Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.03 based on 472 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Industrial Electrician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 17.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Indianapolis, Indiana (11.2% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (5.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Nashville, Tennessee (9.2% less).
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