Maintenance Electrician in Cincinnati, Ohio Salary

How much does a Maintenance Electrician make in Cincinnati, OH? A Maintenance Electrician in Cincinnati earns an average of $25.31 per hour. This is 8% higher than the national average for a Maintenance Electrician which is $23.33 per hour. Wages for a Maintenance Electrician in Cincinnati range from $20.27 per hour to $31.79 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for a Maintenance Electrician in Cincinnati ranges from $42,485 to $79,402 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Cincinnati, men make up the majority of the workforce (100 percent). Many report receiving medical and dental benefits from their employer.

$20.27 - $31.79
MEDIAN: $25.31

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Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $20.27 - $31.79
Overtime $39.25
Annual Data $0$79K
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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).
$42,485 - $79,402
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 11

Job Description for Maintenance Electrician

The maintenance electrician performs most of the electrical maintenance tasks in a plant. Their key goal is to keep plant machinery and equipment in good condition by locating faulty parts by using an efficient, effective troubleshooting process. The maintenance electrician then replaces those parts that are worn and broken; if the parts are not broken, the electrician properly adjusts it to return the part or machine to working order. They also make routine inspections of equipment to assess its operating condition, performing proactive replacements and maintenance. The maintenance electrician also repairs electrical wiring and programmable logic functions in accordance with local code. A maintenance electrician moves and installs new equipment procured by the company. In the equipment movement or installation process, the electrician must understand and work from blueprints manuals, and sketches.


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.

About Cincinnati, Ohio

Hamilton County, Ohio
143,654 (48.1%)
154,883 (51.9%)
Cincinnati (/ˌsɪnsᵻˈnæti/ SIN-si-NAT-ee) is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio that serves as county seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located on the north side of the confluence of the Licking with the Ohio River. With a population of 298,550, Cincinnati is the third-largest city in Ohio and the 65th-largest city in the United States. Its metropolitan statistical area is the 28th-largest in the United States and the largest centered in Ohio. The city is also part of the larger Cincinnati–Middletown–Wilmington combined statistical area, which had a population of 2,172,191 in the 2010 census. In the early 19th century, Cincinnati was an American boomtown in the heart of the country; it rivaled the larger coastal cities in size and wealth. Throughout much of the 19th century, it was listed among the top 10 U.S. cities by population, surpassed only by New Orleans and the older,...

Maintenance Electrician Job Listings

Key Stats for Maintenance Electrician

10-19 years
20 years or more

Skills That Affect Maintenance Electrician Salaries

Plant Maintenance


Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation

Electronic Troubleshooting

National Average

Years of Experience

10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits