HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

The average HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills can expect to rake in roughly $22.36 per hour. Earnings generally vary between $15.39 per hour and $35.88. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$43,588 - $75,947
$44K
$55K
$76K
MEDIAN: $55,126
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$15.39 - $35.88
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$43,588 - $75,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
Commission
$0.00  
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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$33,635 - $82,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.39 - $35.88  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.65 - $51.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,848  
   
Commission
$0.00  
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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$33,635 - $82,742  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 39

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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Control Systems Technician

Pay by Experience for an HVAC Control Systems Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level HVAC Control Systems Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 27 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An HVAC Control Systems Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced HVAC Control Systems Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 14 salaries. An HVAC Control Systems Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for HVAC Control Systems Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects HVAC Control Systems Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲55%

Experienced
▲22%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 8%