An average Experienced Automation Technician can expect to take home roughly $27.00 per hour. Total cash compensation to Experienced Automation Technicians approaches anywhere from $45K on the lower end to $83K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $4K from bonuses and upwards of $7K from profit sharing. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Experienced Automation Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,167 - $81,686
(Median)
$50K
$65K
$82K
MEDIAN: $65,487
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90%

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$20.24 - $33.73
(Median)
$20
$27
$34
MEDIAN: $27.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$50,167 - $81,686  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$192.71 - $7,195  
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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$44,918 - $83,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$20.24 - $33.73  
   
Overtime
$30.10 - $53.77  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$192.71 - $7,195  
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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$44,918 - $83,060  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Skills That Affect Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 21%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Robotics
up arrow 7%

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

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

National Average
$63,000

Project Management
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Powerpoint
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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