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

Instrumentation & Controls Technicians with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills take home approximately $31.61 per hour on average. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$48,396 - $99,061
$48K
$70K
$99K
MEDIAN: $69,659
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$21.26 - $41.11
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MEDIAN: $31.61
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$34K$68K$102K
Salary
$48,396 - $99,061  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,633  
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$47,952 - $99,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$21.26 - $41.11  
   
Overtime
$30.28 - $62.59  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,633  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,400  
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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$47,952 - $99,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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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.


For Instrumentation & Controls Technicians with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $60K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $75K. On average, Instrumentation & Controls Technicians with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills make $77K following one to two decades on the job. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $82K.

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 26 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
25%
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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 26 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 77%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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