MKD ELECTRIC Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Salary in the United States

How much does an Instrumentation and Electrical Technician make at companies like MKD ELECTRIC in the United States? The average salary for Instrumentation and Electrical Technician at companies like MKD ELECTRIC in the United States is $56,039 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $49,477 and $62,600. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities


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What does an Instrumentation and Electrical Technician do at companies like MKD ELECTRIC?

Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

MKD Electric is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service merit shop electrical contractors.  For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients’ systems, projects, and facilities. We specialize in working in a variety of industrial environments, including chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging, and more. 

As an MKD team member you will be eligible for great benefits and career advancement opportunities.  In fact, MKD Electric ranks in the 90th Percentile in pay, overtime/double time pay and company provided benefits in the United States.  Ample overtime opportunities for those that want it. We also offer great training programs and have significant opportunities for career advancement.  Most importantly, MKD Electric is committed to providing a safe place to work.


  • Maintenance of the facility's electrical components, monitoring and control systems including electronic, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Monitoring devices that control processes within the facility, making adjustments either manually or using instruments as necessary. Periodic maintenance is done to ensure the instrumentation remains in good working condition.
  • Conduct troubleshooting to repair the machines when issues arise.
  • Ability to install new instrumentation and electrical systems 
  • additional duties as assigned by the supervisor 


  • 5 years or more industrial experience with DCSs, PLCs, automation systems, etc.
  • Ability to test, calibrate, and repair electrical, mechanical, hydraulic devices and equipment.
  • Proficient at Single and Three Phase motors and motor control systems.
  • Ability to install and troubleshoot PLC's, AC and DC Drives.
  • Skilled in Installing electrical gear, equipment, and devices.
  • Knowledge in terminating power, control, and instrumentation wire and cable.
  • Experienced with bending and installing rigid conduit.
  • Ability to set up and pull wire and cable.
  • Read blueprints, schematics and manuals to understand installation procedures.
  • Stand, walk, sit, kneel, and walk up/down stairs on regular basis; climb up and down ladders up to 35 feet high repeatedly on a shift
  • Work from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders or man-lifts
  • Bend and stretch, lift and move heavy objects many times across a shift
  • Operate, maintain, and work in close proximity to various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools and automatic machinery
  • Must be safety conscious


We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Career growth opportunities
  • Strong safety culture with training
  • Competitive wage(s)
  • Bonus eligible based on individual and company performance
  • Eligible for over-time pay after 8 hours per day, after 40 hours per week, Saturday's and double time on Sunday's
  • 401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid vacation time program
  • Eligibility for health benefits which includes:
    • Medical insurance – shared cost
    • Company paid dental and vision insurance
    • Company paid life, AD&D, and short term disability insurance
    • Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children
    • Optional long term disability insurance
  • Multiple training & development opportunities:
    • DOL Certified Apprenticeship Program
    • Foreman’s Academy
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Hands on Controls & Instrumentation Training
  • Referral bonuses up to $2,500
  • Annual recycle bonus eligibility
  • Tuition reimbursement for authorized training
  • Company provided FR clothing
  • Company provided safety gear – harness, lanyard, arc flash gear and more
  • Safety boot and prescription safety glasses allowance
  • Social activities
    • Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…
  • Charitable activities
    • Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others
  • Open door policy
  • Annual performance reviews
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The chart shows total cash compensation for the MKD ELECTRIC Instrumentation and Electrical Technician in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $49,477 to $62,600 with an average total cash compensation of $56,039. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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