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

The average Field Service Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns approximately $22.38 per hour. Final cash compensation to Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills varies from around $37K to approximately $75K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $6K and $5K, respectively. Geographic location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,135 - $76,703
$37K
$51K
$77K
MEDIAN: $51,379
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$15.77 - $30.81
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,135 - $76,703  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $5,436  
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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$36,696 - $75,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.77 - $30.81  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.84  
Overtime
$22.48 - $47.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$99.33 - $5,436  
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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$36,696 - $75,453  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 191

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Service Technician

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $46K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills bring in $58K after working for 10 to 20 years. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $61K.

Key Stats for Field Service Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$52,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 55 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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