Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Machinery Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $44K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $51K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $53K in this role. Old hands boasting more than twenty years of relevant experience report pay that is more or less commensurate with that extensive experience; average earnings for this group come out to approximately $56K.