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

The average Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns approximately $20.24 per hour. Most Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills are fairly content with their jobs, and work satisfaction falls in line with the national average. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$31,893 - $67,755
(Median)
$32K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $47,648
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$16.14 - $26.06
(Median)
$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,893 - $67,755  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
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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$35,507 - $64,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.14 - $26.06  
   
Overtime
$24.16 - $40.80  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,041  
   
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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$35,507 - $64,905  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 99
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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.


For many Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, extensive experience does not lead to significantly more money. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $43K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $47K. Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills see a median salary of $53K after reaching one to two decades on the job. 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 $54K.

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

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

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
28%

Common Health Benefits

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