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Field Technician, Automation Salary

Male Automation Field Technicians number significantly more than their female counterparts, and average earnings in this role come out to $19.62 per hour in the United States. A strong majority enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to just over two-fifths. Most Automation Field Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,110 - $80,811
(Median)
$34K
$55K
$81K
MEDIAN: $55,326
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$14.66 - $29.47
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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90%

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National Salary 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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,110 - $80,811  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,302  
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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$32,503 - $74,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.66 - $29.47  
   
Overtime
$19.61 - $45.40  
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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,302  
   
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).
)
$32,503 - $74,302  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 63
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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.


Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $43K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $57K. Automation Field Technicians who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $54K. More than 20 years of experience seem related to solid financial gains; veterans in this group report earning a median of $59K.

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Experience Affects Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 62%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 19%
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