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

$35.55
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$3,072
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Instrument and Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $35.55.
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$26.47
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$35.55
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$45.95
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Hourly Rate
$26 - $46
Bonus
$1,357 - $11,335
Total Pay
$62,917 - $106,693

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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 Instrument Control, Systems Troubleshooting, Distributed Control Systems (DCS) 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 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 $28.12 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. An experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.22 based on 67 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 166 survey responses.
Early Career
27.7%
Mid Career
31.9%
Experienced
40.4%