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

Median pay for Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills lies in the neighborhood of $20.44 per hour. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$37,413 - $75,892
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MEDIAN: $56,647
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$15.12 - $27.73
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MEDIAN: $20.44
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$37,413 - $75,892  
   
Bonus
$302.01 - $9,787  
Profit Sharing
$1,757  
Total Pay (?
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$33,825 - $70,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.12 - $27.73  
   
Overtime
$21.96 - $46.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$302.01 - $9,787  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,757  
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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$33,825 - $70,961  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 151

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Pay by Experience Level for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Pay by Experience for a Machinery Maintenance Mechanic has a positive trend. An entry-level Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $41,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 36 salaries. An experienced Machinery Maintenance Mechanic which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 64 salaries. A Machinery Maintenance Mechanic with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 50 salaries.

Key Stats for Machinery Maintenance Mechanic

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%
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Experience Affects Machinery Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
▲13%

Experienced
▲6%

National Average
$49,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 44 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 15%
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