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

Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills take home approximately $21.45 per hour on average. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Work is enjoyable for Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$38,719 - $69,404
(Median)
$39K
$54K
$69K
MEDIAN: $53,925
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$15.80 - $27.28
(Median)
$16
$21
$27
MEDIAN: $21.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,719 - $69,404  
   
Bonus
$150.00 - $7,000  
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$35,926 - $67,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.80 - $27.28  
   
Overtime
$24.31 - $41.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$150.00 - $7,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,200  
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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$35,926 - $67,762  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 291
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Pay by Experience Level for Maintenance Mechanic

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


For Maintenance Mechanics with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $45K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $49K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $54K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $58K on average.

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Experience Affects Maintenance Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$51,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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