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Relay Technician Salary

$65,567 (USD)

Average Salary

$32/hr

Average Hourly

$1,547

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 22, 2019

The average pay for a Relay Technician is $65,567 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Relay Technician is between $47,225 and $80,776. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Relay Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Performs electrical tests and repairs concerned with maintenance and performance evaluation of in-service relays to prevent and remedy abnormal behavior or failure of transmission and distribution lines and equipment: connects test apparatus to troubled circuit.
  • Analyzes test results and interprets electrical diagrams to locate defective relay.
  • Opens and closes switches to isolate defective relay and makes adjustments or removes relay for repair.
  • Tests circuit and equipment to evaluate such factors as insulation quality, which affect function of relays.
  • Analyzes test data to determine performance characteristics of relays and effect of system modifications on relay performance.
  • Prepares reports of work performed.
Relay Technician Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay

Job family population: 22,980

Estimated population of Relay Technician jobs: 3,880

Rate of error: 2.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$76,010
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Relay Technician Job Listings for United States

Relay Technician Intern
Nov 12
Fairview Heights, United States
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Learn and assist to perform installation and retrofitting of existing relay systems. This includes functional checkout of this equipment prior to energization. * Provide technical support to SEL ...
Electrical Relay Technician
Oct 17
Houston, TX, USA
Oil and Gas Exploration company
The Electrical Relay Technician Summary * Perform installation of high voltage components, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment, relaying schemes, DFR equipment ...
Relay Commissioning Technician
Nov 19
Plymouth, United States
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Engineering Services (SEL-ES) seeks a Relay Commissioning Technician who wishes to work in a fast paced and ever changing high tech environment. If you have ...
I, II, III, IV or JL Substation Technician - Relay (IRC30812)
Oct 16
Rio Rancho, United States
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc.
Accountable to a senior or foreman level technician for all assigned high voltage substation ... Journey Level relay experience and or meter certificate required. Other: * Must have high school ...
Electrical Relay Testing Technician (Utah)
Nov 5
Las Vegas, NV, USA
Advanced Electric Systems
Electrical Testing Technician Company Advanced Electric Systems (AES) is an Electrical Testing, Maintenance and Repair company that specializes in high voltage and substation testing and maintenance

The average pay for a Relay Technician is $65,567 a year and $32 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Relay Technician is between $47,225 and $80,776. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Relay Technician. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Relay Technician Intern
Nov 12
Fairview Heights, United States
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Learn and assist to perform installation and retrofitting of existing relay systems. This includes functional checkout of this equipment prior to energization. * Provide technical support to SEL ...
Electrical Relay Technician
Oct 17
Houston, TX, USA
Oil and Gas Exploration company
The Electrical Relay Technician Summary * Perform installation of high voltage components, commissioning, testing and maintenance of protective relaying equipment, relaying schemes, DFR equipment ...
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