Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

Median pay for Electrical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills lies in the neighborhood of $22.36 per hour. Final cash compensation to Electrical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills varies from around $33K to approximately $78K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $8K, respectively. A fair number enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Electrical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$35,186 - $82,230
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$51K
$82K
MEDIAN: $50,988
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$14.97 - $30.54
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$0$82K
Salary $35,186 - $82,230
Bonus $0.00 - $4,530
Profit Sharing $967 - $7,603
Total Pay (?
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$32,567 - $77,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 47
Hourly Data $0$46
Hourly Rate $14.97 - $30.54
Overtime $22.36 - $46.29
Annual Data $0$77K
Bonus $0.00 - $4,530
Profit Sharing $967 - $7,603
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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$32,567 - $77,926
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 193

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Pay by Experience Level for Electrical Technician

Pay by Experience for an Electrical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Electrical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 98 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Electrical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 67 salaries. An experienced Electrical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 64 salaries. An Electrical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $63,000 based on 42 salaries.

Key Stats for Electrical Technician

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Electrical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲21%

Experienced
▲13%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 51 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 14%
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