Average Maintenance Electrician Hourly Pay

$24.47
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$1,513
Bonus
$2,983
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The average hourly pay for a Maintenance Electrician is $24.47.
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$17.35
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$24.47
90%
$32.89
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$17 - $33
Bonus
$301 - $6,032
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,904
Total Pay
$36,869 - $77,268
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What Do Maintenance Electricians Do?

Maintenance Electrician Tasks
  • Assemble and install electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and tools, to locate the cause of a problem.
  • Test all assemblies, installations, or repairs on electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures.
  • Construct and fabricate parts using power or hand tools and specifications.
  • Review specifications to plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment or fixtures.

Job Satisfaction for Maintenance Electrician

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What Are Popular Skills for Maintenance Electricians?

Skills in Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Plant Maintenance.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Electricians?

An entry-level Maintenance Electrician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.91 based on 15 salaries. An early career Maintenance Electrician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.48 based on 239 salaries. A mid-career Maintenance Electrician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.11 based on 311 salaries. An experienced Maintenance Electrician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.91 based on 449 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
Employees with Maintenance Electrician in their job title in Louisville, Kentucky earn an average of 11.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (6.8% more) and Cleveland, Ohio (4.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (4.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (4.0% less) and Houston, Texas (3.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,546 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
15.5%
Mid Career
20.1%
Experienced
29.0%
Late Career
34.4%