Plant Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

A Plant Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average salary of $84,002 per year.

$55,751 - $104,544
$56K
$84K
$100K
MEDIAN: $84,002
10%
50%
90%

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$17.32 - $32.56
$28
MEDIAN: $27.76
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,751 - $104,544  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $13,250  
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
Total Pay (?
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$50,684 - $115,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 55
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$27.76  
   
Overtime
$37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.00 - $13,250  
   
Profit Sharing
$5,000  
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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$50,684 - $115,912  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Plant Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Plant Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Plant Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 25 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Plant Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $91,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Plant Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $95,000 based on 20 salaries. A Plant Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 15 salaries.

Key Stats for Plant Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Plant Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲11%

Late-Career
▲8%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$86,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
vision benefits
Vision: 81%
no benefits
None: 7%