The average wage for an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician is $28.67 per hour. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job.
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$45,059 - $87,917
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MEDIAN: $65,051
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$19.73 - $39.80
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MEDIAN: $28.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$45,059 - $87,917  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,916  
Profit Sharing
$29.59 - $8,515  
Total Pay (?
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$44,574 - $90,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 163
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$19.73 - $39.80  
   
Overtime
$28.01 - $60.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,916  
   
Profit Sharing
$29.59 - $8,515  
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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$44,574 - $90,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 380

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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.

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

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,850

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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 75 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salaries




National Average
$66,000


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



Systems Troubleshooting
up arrow 4%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

Electronic Troubleshooting
0%

National Average
$66,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 75 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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