Average Experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay

$33.22
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$3,000
Bonus
$900
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The average hourly pay for an Experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $33.22.
10%
$23.20
MEDIAN
$33.22
90%
$44.11
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Hourly Rate
$23 - $44
Bonus
$1,096 - $12,452
Profit Sharing
$0 - $900
Total Pay
$56,802 - $104,318

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Job Description for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Instrument and Electrical Technician Tasks
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and resolve problems with electrical circuits and their connected components.
  • Document maintenance and installations.
  • Configure, install, and test new equipment.

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Popular Skills for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Skills in Plant Maintenance and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting and Instrument Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electrical Technician

An early career Instrument and Electrical Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28.52 based on 46 salaries. A mid-career Instrument and Electrical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $31.22 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Early Career
30.7%
Mid Career
35.3%
Late Career
34.0%