An Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician earns an average wage of C$33.07 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Systems Troubleshooting is associated with high pay for this job.

C$50,000 - C$100,973
C$50K
C$74K
C$100K
MEDIAN: C$74,020
10%
50%
90%
C$20.73 - C$49.33
C$21
C$33
C$49
MEDIAN: C$32.68
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$109K
Salary C$50,000 - C$100,973
Bonus C$600 - C$19,500
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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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C$47,060 - C$109,333
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data C$0C$91
Hourly Rate C$20.73 - C$49.33
Overtime C$35.77 - C$91.76
Annual Data C$0C$109K
Bonus C$600 - C$19,500
Profit Sharing C$3,250
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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C$47,060 - C$109,333
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 114

Job Description for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

An instrumentation and controls (I&C) technician generally works at a manufacturing plant and is in charge of repairing and maintaining the instrumentation, robotic controllers, other equipment, and sensory readouts. The I&C technician works to ensure that manufacturing devices - which are often remotely controlled - work efficiently and in a manner that ensures maximum safety for all workers. Much of the I&C technician’s job is spent performing diagnostics, assessing equipment for any malfunctions or sluggishness. The technician is expected to identify and repair instrumentation systems that fall under their responsibility as necessary. Additionally, many manufacturing plants report data for efficiency and environmental data, and the I&C technician must ensure that the data recorded by instrumentation is accurate.

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Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Tasks

  • Calibrate sensors and analyzers and configure logic in control systems.
  • Give technical guidance and assistance to less experienced personnel.
  • Use computerized systems to enter and retrieve data.
  • Troubleshoot plant equipment and systems.

Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$62,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 35 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$81,000 based on 20 salaries. An Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$97,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

Experienced
▲7%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
C$75,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Salaries

Systems Troubleshooting
▲10%

National Average
C$75,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼3%

Instrument Control
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 15%