Experienced Control / Automation Technician Salary

Experienced Automation Technicians can expect wages of $26.53 per hour on average. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $4K and $10K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Automation Technicians can bottom out near $45K or peak near $85K depending on individual performance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and the larger part have dental, too. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$49,153 - $83,321
$49K
$66K
$83K
MEDIAN: $65,641
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$20.32 - $33.98
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$34
MEDIAN: $26.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$49,153 - $83,321  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,043  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,787  
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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$45,012 - $85,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 60
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.32 - $33.98  
   
Overtime
$30.35 - $56.34  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,043  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,787  
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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$45,012 - $85,193  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 89

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Key Stats for Control / Automation Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
▲22%

Windows Operating System General Use
▲8%

Microsoft Word
▲7%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲5%

Microsoft Excel
▲5%

Microsoft Office
▲4%

autodesk autocad
▲3%

Engineering Design
▲2%

Robotics
▲2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲1%

National Average
$64,000

Project Management
▼1%

AutoCAD
▼5%

Powerpoint
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 20%
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