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Substation Electrician Salary

How much does a Substation Electrician make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Substation Electrician

$77,375 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$1,942 (USD)/yr

$76,389 (USD)/yr

$37 (USD)/hr

$1,942 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Installs, inspects, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains electrical equipment in generating stations, substations, and in-service relays, including transformers, regulators, load tap changers, circuit switches and breakers, motor-operated and manual switches, bus work, wiring, battery banks and chargers, metal clad switchgear, and other electrical equipment and circuits. Performs testing on substation apparatus, such as power factor, transformer turns ratio, megger, ductor, battery load testing, oil sampling in circuit breakers and transformers, dielectric testing, gas sampling and processing, and other analytical tests as assigned.
The average substation electrician salary in United States is $77,375 or an equivalent hourly rate of $37. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,942. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$55,101 (USD)

$95,718 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$89,699 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Substation Electrician will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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