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

Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills take home an average $20.41 per hour. For the most part, Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$37,181 - $76,026
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MEDIAN: $60,346
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$15.28 - $27.80
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,181 - $76,026  
   
Bonus
$295.90 - $9,899  
Profit Sharing
$1,650  
Total Pay (?
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$34,438 - $70,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $27.80  
   
Overtime
$22.01 - $47.15  
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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$34,438 - $70,999  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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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 with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $41K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $47K. 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. Veterans who have surpassed the 20-year mark may make only slightly more than those who are navigating the mid-career stage; the more senior group reports median earnings of around $56K.

Key Stats for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲7%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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