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Experienced Control / Automation Technician Salary

Experienced Automation Technicians can expect wages of $25.51 per hour on average. Total cash compensation to Experienced Automation Technicians bottoms out near $43K and approaches $79K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $5K from bonuses and almost $7K from profit sharing. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,135 - $78,037
(Median)
$49K
$62K
$78K
MEDIAN: $61,566
10%
50%
90%

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$19.32 - $32.45
(Median)
$19
$26
$32
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
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
$49,135 - $78,037  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
Profit Sharing
$0.14 - $6,904  
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).
)
$42,693 - $79,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate 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$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$19.32 - $32.45  
   
Overtime
$26.98 - $50.53  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.14 - $6,904  
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).
)
$42,693 - $79,450  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 109

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Skills That Affect Experienced Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 2%

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

National Average
$61,000

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 7%
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