Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salary

The average wage for an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician is $29.07 per hour. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job.
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$44,830 - $91,498
$45K
$65K
$91K
MEDIAN: $65,239
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$20.06 - $40.63
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MEDIAN: $29.48
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$0$96K
Salary $44,830 - $91,498
Bonus $0.00 - $9,771
Profit Sharing $4.93 - $8,456
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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$43,875 - $96,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173
Hourly Data $0$63
Hourly Rate $20.06 - $40.63
Overtime $30.47 - $63.60
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $0.00 - $9,771
Profit Sharing $4.93 - $8,456
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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$43,875 - $96,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 414

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Job Description for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

An instrumentation and controls (I&C) technician generally works at a manufacturing plant and is in charge of repairing and maintaining the instrumentation, robotic controllers, other equipment, and sensory readouts. The I&C technician works to ensure that manufacturing devices - which are often remotely controlled - work efficiently and in a manner that ensures maximum safety for all workers. Much of the I&C technician’s job is spent performing diagnostics, assessing equipment for any malfunctions or sluggishness. The technician is expected to identify and repair instrumentation systems that fall under their responsibility as necessary. Additionally, many manufacturing plants report data for efficiency and environmental data, and the I&C technician must ensure that the data recorded by instrumentation is accurate.

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Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Tasks

  • Calibrate sensors and analyzers and configure logic in control systems.
  • Give technical guidance and assistance to less experienced personnel.
  • Use computerized systems to enter and retrieve data.
  • Troubleshoot plant equipment and systems.

Common Career Paths for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician


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Popular Skills for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 215 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 171 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 176 salaries. An Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 117 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,233

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Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician?

Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician in Memphis:
"Very Demanding!"
Pros: Always a new task.
Cons: The laziness of others.

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Key Stats for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salaries

▲11%

▲9%

▲1%

National Average
$67,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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