Control / Automation Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

For Automation Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills, hourly average wages total $24.05 per hour. Total incomes of Automation Technicians with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $5K from bonuses and close to $15K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $38K and $82K. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$35,871 - $83,191
$36K
$61K
$83K
MEDIAN: $60,863
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$16.77 - $34.73
$17
$24
$35
MEDIAN: $23.96
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$0$83K
Salary $35,871 - $83,191
Bonus $0.00 - $5,106
Profit Sharing $795 - $15,101
Commission $10,000
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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$37,500 - $83,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 84
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $16.77 - $34.73
Overtime $23.78 - $51.51
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $0.00 - $5,106
Commission $10,000
Profit Sharing $795 - $15,101
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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$37,500 - $83,496
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 22 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 216

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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Technician

Pay by Experience for a Control / Automation Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Control / Automation Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 146 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Control / Automation Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 96 salaries. An experienced Control / Automation Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 75 salaries. A Control / Automation Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 40 salaries.

Key Stats for Control / Automation Technician

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Control / Automation Technician Salaries

Late-Career
▲18%

Experienced
▲15%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 65 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 13%
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