Experienced Automation Technicians take home an average $26.85 per hour. Including potential for bonuses and profit sharing — peaking near $4K and $7K, respectively — total cash payment to Experienced Automation Technicians can bottom out near $44K or peak near $83K depending on individual performance. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Automation Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,849 - $82,355
$49K
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$82K
MEDIAN: $64,941
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$20.25 - $34.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$48,849 - $82,355  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $7,241  
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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$44,397 - $83,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$20.25 - $34.11  
   
Overtime
$29.69 - $56.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,966  
   
Commission
$10,000  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $7,241  
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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$44,397 - $83,185  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Key Stats for Control / Automation Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
080
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
up arrow 24%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 9%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 5%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

Robotics
up arrow 3%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$63,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Powerpoint
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 15%
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