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

The average rate for an HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $24.27 per hour. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salary (?
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$44,824 - $76,423
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $60,919
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HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salary (?
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$17.39 - $32.04
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$44,824 - $76,423  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
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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$37,135 - $76,749  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.39 - $32.04  
   
Overtime
$27.02 - $47.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,909  
   
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).
)
$37,135 - $76,749  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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Experience Affects HVAC Control Systems Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 13%
Mid-Career
up arrow 11%
Late-Career
up arrow 10%
National Average
$56,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

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Gender

Female
2%
female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 3%
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