Experienced Control / Automation Technician Salary

The average Experienced Automation Technician can expect to rake in roughly $25.97 per hour. Overall cash earnings for Experienced Automation Technicians stretch from $43K on the lower end to $81K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $4K from bonuses and $7K from profit sharing. Work is enjoyable for Experienced Automation Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$43,676 - $78,895
(Median)
$44K
$62K
$79K
MEDIAN: $62,412
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$19.50 - $32.32
(Median)
$19
$26
$32
MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,676 - $78,895  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
Profit Sharing
$2.70 - $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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$42,568 - $81,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$19.50 - $32.32  
   
Overtime
$29.08 - $51.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,122  
   
Profit Sharing
$2.70 - $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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$42,568 - $81,071  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 116
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Skills That Affect Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

National Average
$62,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Powerpoint
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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