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Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salary with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills

Pay for Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills sits in the ballpark of $20.23 per hour. Most people on this career path report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and the larger part earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$31,676 - $66,139
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,751
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$16.12 - $26.10
(Median)
$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,676 - $66,139  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
Profit Sharing
$590 - $1,991  
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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$35,285 - $64,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.12 - $26.10  
   
Overtime
$24.33 - $40.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$590 - $1,991  
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).
)
$35,285 - $64,541  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86

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Pay by Experience Level for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills

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


Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $43K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $52K. Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $53K. Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills who have racked up more than two decades of experience report lower incomes overall; the average sum for this crowd comes out to only $52K.

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Experience Affects Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
29%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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