Control / Automation Technician with Engineering Design Skills Salary

Pay for Automation Technicians with Engineering Design skills sits in the ballpark of $24.92 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Automation Technicians with Engineering Design skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$39,866 - $80,685
(Median)
$40K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,946
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90%

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$17.28 - $31.46
(Median)
$17
$25
$31
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$39,866 - $80,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,027  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$38,968 - $79,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.28 - $31.46  
   
Overtime
$24.53 - $51.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,027  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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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$38,968 - $79,936  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Automation Technicians with Engineering Design skills, level of experience appears to be a somewhat less important part of the salary calculation — more experience does not correlate to noticeably higher pay. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $52K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $58K. On average, Automation Technicians with Engineering Design skills make $65K following one to two decades on the job. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $71K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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Experience Affects Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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