$72,585
Avg. Salary
$30.16
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,948

Bonus

$2,850

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Instrument And Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $30.16 per hour.

The average pay for an Instrument And Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $72,585 per year.

$20.35
10%
$30.16
50%
$38.62
90%
MEDIAN $30.16
$59k
10%
$73k
50%
$89k
90%
MEDIAN $72,585
$58,900 - $89,118
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$89K
MEDIAN: $72,585
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$20.35 - $38.62
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$0$91K
Salary $58,900 - $89,118
Bonus $1,175 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $2,850
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,951 - $91,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 36
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $20.35 - $38.62
Overtime $30.15 - $56.94
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $1,175 - $10,067
Profit Sharing $2,850
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,951 - $91,106
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 187

Job Description for Instrument and Electrical Technician

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 troubleshooting to repair the machines when issues arise.

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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.

Instrument and Electrical Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrument and Electrical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrument and Electrical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrument and Electrical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 44 salaries. An Instrument and Electrical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 28 salaries.

Key Stats for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Instrument and Electrical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲8%

Experienced
▲5%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None: 6%