Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Skills Salary

An average Instrumentation & Controls Technician with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills can expect to take home roughly $31.97 per hour. Total cash compensation to Instrumentation & Controls Technicians with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills bottoms out near $48K and approaches $101K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $14K from profit sharing. Career duration is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction for Instrumentation & Controls Technicians with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$48,646 - $97,712
$49K
$69K
$98K
MEDIAN: $68,638
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$21.56 - $41.38
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MEDIAN: $31.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,646 - $97,712  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,614  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $13,906  
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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$48,498 - $100,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$21.56 - $41.38  
   
Overtime
$30.45 - $64.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,614  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $13,906  
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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$48,498 - $100,757  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139

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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 $60,000 based on 52 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 $75,000 based on 54 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 $77,000 based on 69 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 $82,000 based on 45 salaries.

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲10%

Experienced
▲4%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$74,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
no benefits
None: 3%
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