Experienced Control / Automation Technician Salary

Median pay for Experienced Automation Technicians lies in the neighborhood of $25.51 per hour. Final cash compensation to Experienced Automation Technicians varies from around $43K to approximately $80K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $7K, respectively. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$45,139 - $79,734
(Median)
$45K
$61K
$80K
MEDIAN: $61,411
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90%

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$19.58 - $31.78
(Median)
$20
$26
$32
MEDIAN: $25.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$45,139 - $79,734  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,240  
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $6,851  
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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$42,777 - $79,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 38
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.58 - $31.78  
   
Overtime
$28.55 - $51.37  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,240  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.21 - $6,851  
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).
)
$42,777 - $79,981  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 106
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Skills That Affect Experienced Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 7%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$61,000

Powerpoint
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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