Average Control / Automation Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Hourly Pay

$26.88
Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
10%
$18.63
MEDIAN
$26.88
90%
$36.54

The average hourly pay for a Control / Automation Technician is $26.88

Hourly Rate
$19 - $37
Bonus
$515 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$721 - $15k
Total Pay
$41k - $85k
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What Do Control / Automation Technicians Do?

Control / Automation Technician Tasks
  • 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.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
98.8%
Female
1.2%
This data is based on 247 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

84%

Dental

74%

Vision

67%

None

15%