Average Late-Career Automation Technicians make around $28.73 per hour. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$41,203 - $84,078
(Median)
$41K
$73K
$84K
MEDIAN: $72,757
10%
50%
90%

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$23.02 - $35.63
(Median)
$23
$29
$36
MEDIAN: $28.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$41,203 - $84,078  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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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$48,798 - $82,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$23.02 - $35.63  
   
Overtime
$30.79 - $49.48  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$200.00  
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).
)
$48,798 - $82,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Skills That Affect Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$70,000

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

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Powerpoint
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 10%

Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 13%

AutoCAD
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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