A sizeable majority of Automation Field Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $21.36 per hour. Health benefits are not claimed by all — nearly one in five lack any form of coverage — but a strong majority have medical insurance, and more than half have dental, too. For the most part, Automation Field Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$31,000 - $67,294
$31K
$49K
$67K
MEDIAN: $49,355
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$15.29 - $29.70
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$21
$30
MEDIAN: $21.36
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,000 - $67,294  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
Total Pay (?
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$32,411 - $68,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.29 - $29.70  
   
Overtime
$20.08 - $45.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,915  
   
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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$32,411 - $68,953  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Technician, Automation

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


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 $55K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $54K. People who have worked for 20 years or more actually report earning less than people who are in the middle of their careers; the veterans take home a mere $52K by contrast.

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Key Stats for Field Technician, Automation

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
048
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 16%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 14%

National Average
$49,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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