Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for an Instrument and Electrical Technician is $31.79
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electrical Technicians?
An entry-level Instrument and Electrical Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $25.05 based on 12 salaries. An early career Instrument and Electrical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Instrument and Electrical Technicians Do?
Instrument and electrical technicians generally work in a factory or plant environment such as manufacturing facilities, processing facilities and plants that deal with chemicals. The technician monitors devices that control processes within the facility, making adjustments either manually or using instruments as necessary. Periodic maintenance is also done by the technician to ensure the instrumentation remains in good working condition. Additionally, the technician sometimes has to conduct …Read more
- Inspect, troubleshoot, and resolve problems with electrical circuits and their connected components.
- Document maintenance and installations.
- Configure, install, and test new equipment.