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Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salary

The average Entry-Level Automation Technician earns approximately $19.84 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job.
$30,410 - $72,482
(Median)
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72K
MEDIAN: $48,343
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$14.41 - $26.30
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,410 - $72,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,624  
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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$31,022 - $69,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.41 - $26.30  
   
Overtime
$19.92 - $42.31  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,624  
   
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).
)
$31,022 - $69,108  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 174
United States (change)

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

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

National Average
$45,000

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Powerpoint
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 50 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

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