Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salary

Average Entry-Level Automation Technicians make around $20.12 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,078 - $77,257

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$14.68 - $26.53

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$31,078 - $77,257  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,506  
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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$31,860 - $68,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $26.53  
   
Overtime
$20.84 - $42.21  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,506  
   
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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$31,860 - $68,300  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 195
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 11%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 6%

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

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 1%

National Average
$46,000

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Powerpoint
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 11%
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