A Control / Automation Technician earns an average wage of C$23.58 per hour. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in AutoCAD is associated with high pay for this job.

C$39,893 - C$95,696
(Median)
C$40K
C$53K
C$96K
MEDIAN: C$52,965
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C$17.69 - C$35.39
(Median)
C$18
C$24
C$35
MEDIAN: C$23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$32KC$64KC$96K
Salary
C$39,893 - C$95,696  
   
Bonus
C$100.00 - C$9,826  
Profit Sharing
C$625  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$37,853 - C$80,038  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$20C$40C$60
Hourly Rate
C$17.69 - C$35.39  
   
Overtime
C$24.24 - C$58.73  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$100.00 - C$9,826  
   
Profit Sharing
C$625  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$37,853 - C$80,038  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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What is it like working as a Control / Automation Technician?

Control / Automation Technician in Vernon:
"The Thick and Thin"
Pros: Always traveling to new places, very technical and ever changing. Never doing the same thing over and over again. A technical knowledge of many different things are required. It's not a job easily maintained by someone of basic capabilities. Troubleshooting and problem solving are always a mandatory
Cons: Stress is huge. The equipment you work on is incredibly expensive and not easily repaired in the field. When a $25k component breaks on a $500k piece of equipment working on a job that is time dependent and worth several million dollars and your the only person in the company with experience and the know how to fix it, it gets heated really fast. Being away from home is a pro and a con. Its nice to get out and see the world but it drains on a person. five days turn into ten and fifty turn into a hundred.

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Experience Affects Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 40%

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

National Average
C$54,000


Skills That Affect Control / Automation Technician Salaries

AutoCAD
up arrow 13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%

National Average
C$54,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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