Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Control / Automation Technician is $26.88
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Technicians?
An entry-level Control / Automation Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $20.54 based on 11 salaries. An early career Control / Automation Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.93 …Read more
What Do Control / Automation Technicians Do?
Control/automation technicians are in charge of providing technical solutions to automation-related tasks for their organization. They are responsible for designing programs for logic controllers, as well as providing maintenance for programmable devices used in production equipment. Control/automation technicians also ensure correct performance of motion controllers and human machine interfaces. They repair and debug control devices to avoid production loss, as well as create documentation …Read more
- Diagnose, test, and debug complex equipment, and include recommendations for operation.
- Program, modify, and audit programmable logic controllers (PLCs).
- Create and audit maintenance tasks, procedures, and logs, and maintain documentation of downtime and repairs.
- Build and implement improvements and fixes.