The average hourly pay for a SCADA Technician with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $28.44.
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Job Description for SCADA Technician
SCADA technicians are responsible for performing electrical and instrumental tasks for their organizations, including troubleshooting all SCADA equipment and processes using expert technical knowledge. They also help to program and implement software changes for switches in installation. These technicians work in industrial environments to verify that all electrical components meet operational requirements and must follow strict safety guidelines to prevent accidents on the job. They wear goggl…Read more
SCADA Technician Tasks
- Supervise, support, and maintain data communications across groups.
- Test equipment for compliance and efficiency.
- Install, audit, calibrate, and document equipment, servers, networks and other components.
- Conduct maintenance, upgrade, and improvement operations.
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Popular Skills for SCADA Technician
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in SCADA and Systems Computer/Console Operations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human-Machine Interface (HMI).
Pay by Experience Level for SCADA Technician
An early career SCADA Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.28 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career SCADA Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $26.27 based on 12 salaries. An experienced SCADA Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $28.96 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $32.
Years of Experience
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