Control / Automation Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

For Automation Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, hourly average wages total $23.91 per hour. In the world of Automation Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $5K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $37K and $81K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by years of experience. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$35,938 - $80,510
$36K
$59K
$81K
MEDIAN: $58,608
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$16.33 - $34.01
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$24
$34
MEDIAN: $23.91
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$0$80K
Salary $35,938 - $80,510
Bonus $0.00 - $5,055
Profit Sharing $489.36 - $15,319
Commission $10,000
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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$37,237 - $80,940
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $16.33 - $34.01
Overtime $23.19 - $51.11
Annual Data $0$80K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,055
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $489.36 - $15,319
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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$37,237 - $80,940
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 206

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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Technician

Pay by Experience for a Control / Automation Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Control / Automation Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Control / Automation Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Control / Automation Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 75 salaries. A Control / Automation Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 40 salaries.

Key Stats for Control / Automation Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$56,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 14%
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