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

Earnings for Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills come in at around $22.21 per hour on average. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $6K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $36K and hits $75K on the high end. Geographic location and career duration each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$34,248 - $72,883
$34K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,447
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$15.69 - $30.93
$16
$22
$31
MEDIAN: $22.21
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$0$75K
Salary $34,248 - $72,883
Bonus $0.00 - $5,500
Profit Sharing $484.79 - $5,400
Commission $5,500
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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$36,047 - $75,028
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data $0$47
Hourly Rate $15.69 - $30.93
Hourly Tips $0.84
Overtime $22.42 - $47.78
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,500
Commission $5,500
Profit Sharing $484.79 - $5,400
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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$36,047 - $75,028
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 190

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technician

Pay by Experience for a Field Service Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Service Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 119 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Service Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Field Service Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 90 salaries. A Field Service Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 51 salaries.

Key Stats for Field Service Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 68 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 17%
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