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

For Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, hourly average wages total $20.26 per hour. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. For the most part, people in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,893 - $67,755

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$16.19 - $26.03

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,893 - $67,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
Profit Sharing
$595 - $1,978  
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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$35,599 - $64,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.19 - $26.03  
   
Overtime
$24.21 - $40.74  
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$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,030  
   
Profit Sharing
$595 - $1,978  
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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$35,599 - $64,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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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.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Salaries for the relatively untried average out to around $43K, but survey participants with five to 10 years of experience earn a significantly higher median of $49K. Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $52K. People who have worked for more than 20 years report a median income of $54K, which is barely higher than the median for folks with 10 to 20 years of experience.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 86% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 13%
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