Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician earns an average wage of $19.85 per hour. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Total Pay (?
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$30,339 - $77,022
(Median)
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49K
61K
77K
MEDIAN: $49,173
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Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Total Pay (?
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$14.36 - $26.14
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$30,339 - $77,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
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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$30,916 - $69,252  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 228
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.36 - $26.14  
   
Overtime
$19.63 - $42.81  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,892  
   
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).
)
$30,916 - $69,252  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 228
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 11%
Project Management
up arrow 5%
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%
National Average
$46,000
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 4%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 8%
AutoCAD
up arrow 9%

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Gender

Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 13%
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