Average Industrial Electrician with Controls Skills Hourly Pay

Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
Profit Sharing
What am I worth?
Get pay report
How should I pay?
Price a job
The average hourly pay for an Industrial Electrician with Controls skills is $24.91.
MEDIAN $24.91
Is Industrial Electrician your job title? Get a personalized salary report!
How it works:
Enter city & years of experience
Add pay factors like skills & education
Find your market worth with a report tailored to you
United States (change)
Hourly Rate
$18 - $33
$515 - $7,397
Profit Sharing
$491 - $10,174
Total Pay
$40,899 - $85,011

Your Market Worth Over Time

How has your pay changed over time for your market? Find out by taking our salary quiz.

Job Description for Industrial Electrician

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Industrial Electrician

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Industrial Electrician. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Industrial Electrician
Maintenance Electrician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

Industrial Electrician Job Listings

Popular Skills for Industrial Electrician

Skills in Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Systems Troubleshooting and Plant Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting.

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 $18.00 based on 29 salaries. An early career Industrial Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.68 based on 131 salaries. A mid-career Industrial Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.00 based on 163 salaries. An experienced Industrial Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.98 based on 261 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
Employees with Industrial Electrician in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 12.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Tampa, Florida (8.5% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (8.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (8.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.7% less) and Houston, Texas (3.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 812 survey responses.
Entry Level
Early Career
Mid Career
Late Career