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Relay Tester Salary
in New York, United States

$43,171 (USD)

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Last updated: March 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Relay Tester is $43,171 a year and $21 an hour in New York, United States. The average salary range for a Relay Tester is between $32,456 and $52,044. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Tests, cleans, repairs, and adjusts relays used to protect and control functions of equipment, such as circuit breakers, transformers, and automatic switches in generating stations, substations, and distribution facilities: connects relay to test board and adjusts test board controls to simulate operating conditions.
  • Observes ammeters, voltmeters, and related test board recording and indicating instruments to determine if relay performs all functions correctly, according to specifications of manufacturer and relay history card.
  • Analyzes reactions of relay to tests to identify cause of malfunction.
  • Tightens bolts, springs, and electrical connections, and adjusts screws to correct malfunction.
  • Adjusts electrical, thermal, and timing elements to calibrate relay, according to installation specifications.
  • Dismantles, cleans, or replaces worn or defective relays, using handtools and brush or feather.
  • Records test results, repairs, adjustments, and related data on relay history card.
  • May periodically inspect and test relays at functioning points.
  • May test and repair related equipment, such as telemetering and supervisory-control devices.
Relay Tester Job Prevalence in New York, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Relay Tester jobs: 1,209

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Relay Tester Job Listings for New York, United States

Mar 22
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