Electro-Mechanical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

For Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, hourly average wages total $21.69 per hour. Total incomes of Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $35K and $68K. Most people in this profession are content with their work, and moderate levels of job satisfaction are reported. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$29,363 - $72,457
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$29K
$57K
$72K
MEDIAN: $57,391
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$16.64 - $28.48
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$17
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$28
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,363 - $72,457  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
Total Pay (?
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$34,609 - $68,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $28.48  
   
Overtime
$25.27 - $43.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,872  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
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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$34,609 - $68,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 94

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Pay by Experience Level for Electro-Mechanical Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $48K on average. Interestingly, those who have worked for five to 10 years report receiving a smaller median salary of $46K. For Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $53K. Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $58K.

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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 2%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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