The average hourly pay for an Automation Engineering Technician is $23.87.
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What Are Popular Skills for Automation Engineering Technicians?
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Skills in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Systems Troubleshooting, Robotics and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineering Technicians?
An entry-level Automation Engineering Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $18.76 based on 22 salaries. An early career Automation Engineering Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.29 based on 166 salaries. A mid-career Automation Engineering Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.55 based on 75 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineering Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.72 based on 51 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
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Employees with Automation Engineering Technician in their job title in San Antonio, Texas earn an average of 16.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Portland, Oregon (6.8% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Tempe, Arizona (22.6% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (7.8% less).
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