Average Instrument and Electrical Technician with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Skills Hourly Pay

$36.64
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The average hourly pay for an Instrument and Electrical Technician with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills is $36.64.
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$27.74
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$36.64
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$45.90
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MEDIAN $36.64
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Hourly Rate
$28 - $46
Bonus
$8 - $12,416
Total Pay
$58,864 - $105,651

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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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Skills that pay less than market rate include Plant Maintenance, Systems Troubleshooting, Electronic Troubleshooting, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Instrument Control.

Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electrical Technician

A mid-career Instrument and Electrical Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30.29 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.54 based on 8 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $41.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 23 survey responses.
Mid Career
30.4%
Experienced
34.8%
Late Career
34.8%