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

The average Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills can expect to rake in roughly $20.48 per hour. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$37,601 - $75,760
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MEDIAN: $55,928
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$15.49 - $28.61
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,601 - $75,760  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
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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$34,837 - $72,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.49 - $28.61  
   
Overtime
$22.12 - $46.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$295.90 - $9,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
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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$34,837 - $72,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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Pay by Experience Level for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

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


Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. The average beginner in this position makes around $42K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $48K. 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 surpass 20 years on the job report pay that isn't as high as one would expect; the median compensation for this crowd sits around $56K.

Key Stats for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
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1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%
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Experience Affects Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$50,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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