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

The average Electro-Mechanical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills can expect to rake in roughly $21.91 per hour. Final cash compensation to Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills varies from around $35K to approximately $69K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $5K and $8K, respectively. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,363 - $72,457
$29K
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$72K
MEDIAN: $57,391
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$16.66 - $29.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,363 - $72,457  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $7,891  
Total Pay (?
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$34,660 - $68,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$16.66 - $29.03  
   
Overtime
$24.23 - $43.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,894  
   
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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$34,660 - $68,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 95

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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.


The average inexperienced worker earns $48K. It's worth noting that someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a smaller median salary of $46K. Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Electro-Mechanical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $59K.

Key Stats for Electro-Mechanical Technician

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Electro-Mechanical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Mid-Career
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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