Field Technician, Automation Salary

Men make up the majority of Automation Field Technicians in the United States, and the nationwide average salary in this area lies in the neighborhood of $22.12 per hour. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — approximately one in four lack coverage. On the flip side, a strong majority have medical insurance and the larger part receive dental plans. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$32,966 - $80,700
$33K
$56K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,010
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50%
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$15.58 - $30.30
$16
$22
$30
MEDIAN: $22.12
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$32,966 - $80,700  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$33,325 - $72,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 25
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.58 - $30.30  
   
Overtime
$22.65 - $45.24  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,878  
   
Profit Sharing
$750  
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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$33,325 - $72,135  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 72

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Pay by Experience Level for Field Technician, Automation

Pay by Experience for a Field Technician, Automation has a positive trend. An entry-level Field Technician, Automation with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 60 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Field Technician, Automation with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Field Technician, Automation which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 13 salaries. A Field Technician, Automation with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 13 salaries.

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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 17 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Mid-Career
▲2%

Experienced
▲1%

National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
▼2%

▼13%

Skills That Affect Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲10%

Electronic Troubleshooting
▲6%

National Average
$53,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 25%
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