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Field Technician, Automation Salary

Men account for the majority of Automation Field Technicians in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $19.89 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$34,683 - $79,463
(Median)
35K
48K
57K
66K
79K
MEDIAN: $57,204
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$15.03 - $29.65
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,683 - $79,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,000  
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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$34,189 - $75,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.03 - $29.65  
   
Overtime
$20.63 - $45.92  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,182  
   
Profit Sharing
$983 - $4,000  
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).
)
$34,189 - $75,540  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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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.


The average beginner in this position makes around $45K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $58K. Automation Field Technicians see a median salary of $57K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $67K.

Experience Affects Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 15%