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Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salary

Entry-Level Automation Technicians take home approximately $20.02 per hour on average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Automation Technicians.

$30,152 - $72,052
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,343
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90%

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$14.15 - $26.84
(Median)
$14
$20
$27
MEDIAN: $20
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$30,152 - $72,052  
   
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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$31,205 - $69,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$14.15 - $26.84  
   
Overtime
$19.70 - $42.11  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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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).
)
$31,205 - $69,141  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 186

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

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

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

National Average
$45,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

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
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 12%