Instrument and Electrical Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

Median pay for Instrument and Electrical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills lies in the neighborhood of $30.27 per hour. Medical and dental benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn vision coverage. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Instrument and Electrical Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$59,527 - $89,678
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$76K
$90K
MEDIAN: $76,096
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$19.51 - $36.46
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$0$89K
Salary $59,527 - $89,678
Bonus $1,468 - $8,170
Profit Sharing $2,850
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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$47,166 - $89,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $19.51 - $36.46
Overtime $30.46 - $55.77
Annual Data $0$89K
Bonus $1,468 - $8,170
Profit Sharing $2,850
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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$47,166 - $89,589
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 88

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrument and Electrical Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrument and Electrical Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 39 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrument and Electrical Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Instrument and Electrical Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $74,000 based on 44 salaries. An Instrument and Electrical Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 28 salaries.

Key Stats for Instrument and Electrical Technician

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%
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Experience Affects Instrument and Electrical Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲5%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 26 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%
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