Field Technician, Automation Salary

Men make up the majority of Automation Field Technicians in the United States, bringing in about $19.61 per hour. For the most part, Automation Field Technicians enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
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$34,884 - $81,611
(Median)
$35K
$55K
$82K
MEDIAN: $54,681
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$14.61 - $29.18
(Median)
$15
$20
$29
MEDIAN: $19.00
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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$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$34,884 - $81,611  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
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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$32,701 - $75,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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
$14.61 - $29.18  
   
Overtime
$19.57 - $45.04  
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 - $6,362  
   
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).
)
$32,701 - $75,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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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 for the relatively untried average out to around $44K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $57K. Automation Field Technicians see a median salary of $55K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $59K.

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Experience Affects Field Technician, Automation Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

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
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 59%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 19%
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