Field Technician, Automation Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Automation Field Technicians earn an average of $19.97 per hour. Work is enjoyable for Automation Field Technicians, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$34,472 - $80,000
(Median)
$34K
$57K
$80K
MEDIAN: $57,411
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$14.91 - $29.67
(Median)
$15
$20
$30
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$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$34,472 - $80,000  
   
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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$33,809 - $74,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$14.91 - $29.67  
   
Overtime
$19.89 - $45.60  
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 - $6,302  
   
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).
)
$33,809 - $74,673  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58

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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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $44K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $60K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $55K in this role. 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

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 10%

National Average
$50,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

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
41%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 64%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 17%