The average hourly pay for a Substation Technician is $28.78.
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Job Description for Substation Technician
Substation technicians work primarily with electric substations, which send electrical energy into nearby homes, and are also responsible for routine maintenance and updates of substations, as well as emergency repairs when necessary. These technicians must be able to work with schematics and a variety of circuit breakers, power cables, and transformers, and this work can be somewhat dangerous and requires a great deal of knowledge to safely handle this equipment. Some substation technicians tr…Read more
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Popular Skills for Substation Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Equipment Maintenance, System Testing, Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Leadership.
Pay by Experience Level for Substation Technician
An entry-level Substation Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.99 based on 19 salaries. An early career Substation Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.53 based on 85 salaries. A mid-career Substation Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.97 based on 48 salaries. An experienced Substation Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $34.49 based on 41 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $37.
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