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

HVAC Control Systems Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills can expect wages of $25.19 per hour on average. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$40,614 - $74,738

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$17.37 - $34.84

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$40,614 - $74,738  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
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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$37,350 - $77,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.37 - $34.84  
   
Overtime
$27.20 - $47.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,500  
   
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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$37,350 - $77,589  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Pay by Experience Level for HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $47K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. HVAC Control Systems Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills bring in $63K after working for 10 to 20 years. Respondents who boast more than two decades on the job don't boast commensurate pay, unfortunately; these veterans see average earnings of only $62K.

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Experience Affects HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Late-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 31 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 5%
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