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Average Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician Hourly Pay

$29.76
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$3,009
Bonus
$1,952
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The average hourly pay for an Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician is $29.76.
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$19.62
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$29.76
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$42.88
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$20 - $43
Bonus
$492 - $9,716
Profit Sharing
$199 - $9,060
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$43,064 - $97,884
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What Do Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technicians Do?

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.

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

4.1 out of 5
(167)
Highly Satisfied
10Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician

The top respondents for the job title Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician are from the companies American Electric Power (AEP), ONEOK Inc and ONEOK Inc. Reported salaries are highest at American Electric Power (AEP) where the average pay is $36.42. ONEOK Inc pays the lowest at around $33.73.

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What Are Popular Skills for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technicians?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting, Instrument Control and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technicians?

An entry-level Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $22.73 based on 35 salaries. An early career Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.42 based on 266 salaries. A mid-career Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30.31 based on 206 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $33.07 based on 216 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $36.
Employees with Instrumentation & Controls (I&C) Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 27.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana (17.6% more) and Richmond, Virginia (8.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (16.7% less) and Austin, Texas (5.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 920 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.8%
Early Career
28.9%
Mid Career
22.4%
Experienced
23.5%
Late Career
21.4%