Electrician Salary with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills (United States)

An Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average wage of $23.87 per hour.
Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Total Pay (?
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$30,795 - $80,000
(Median)
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67K
80K
MEDIAN: $54,286
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Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Total Pay (?
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$15.63 - $36.48
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$30,795 - $80,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,588  
Profit Sharing
$600 - $8,029  
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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$34,788 - $85,295  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 501
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.63 - $36.48  
   
Overtime
$21.72 - $50.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,588  
   
Profit Sharing
$600 - $8,029  
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).
)
$34,788 - $85,295  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 501
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Pay by Experience Level for Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Bakersfield
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Chicago
up arrow 19%
Houston
up arrow 18%
Boston
up arrow 17%
Detroit
0%
National Average
$56,000
Phoenix
up arrow 8%
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Experience Affects Electrician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$56,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
30%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 60%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 21%
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