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

Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills take home an average $22.49 per hour. In the world of Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, total cash compensation can vary between $36K and $76K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $6K and $5K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. Most Field Service Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills like their work and job satisfaction is high. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$36,432 - $75,104
$36K
$52K
$75K
MEDIAN: $52,036
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$15.74 - $30.94
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$36,432 - $75,104  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $5,474  
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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$36,345 - $75,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.74 - $30.94  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.84  
Overtime
$22.44 - $48.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,960  
   
Commission
$5,500  
Profit Sharing
$98.63 - $5,474  
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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$36,345 - $75,710  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 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 57 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Field Service Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 57 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 14%
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