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

Earnings for Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills come in at around $20.23 per hour on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the larger part collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$31,676 - $66,139
(Median)
$32K
$46K
$66K
MEDIAN: $45,751
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$16.31 - $26.32
(Median)
$16
$20
$26
MEDIAN: $20
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90%

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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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$35,646 - $64,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 11
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$16.31 - $26.32  
   
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).
)
$35,646 - $64,685  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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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.


Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $43K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $53K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $54K in this role. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $53K.

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

Experienced
up arrow 12%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$48,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 14%