Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $47K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $62K. On average, HVAC Control Systems Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills make $63K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $62K on average.