Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does an Automation Technician make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$56,437 / yrTotal Pay
$52,482 / yrBase Pay
$3,955 / yrAdditional Pay

$56,437

 / yr
$38K$84K
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The estimated total pay for a Automation Technician is $56,437 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $52,482 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $3,955 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Trajectory

For Automation Engineer

$98,949 /yr
Automation Engineer
$142,828 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Automation Technician

Some related job titles are Automation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,949, Electrical and Instrumentation Technician Salaries with median pay of $63,327, Control Systems Engineer Salaries with median pay of $98,435, Electrical Control Technician Salaries with median pay of $59,316.

Top Paying Companies

For an Automation Technician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Automation Technician in United States. Employers include Tessy, Cepheid and Tesla.

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Tessy
$79,754/yr
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Eagle Automation
$66,461/yr
8
Flex
$65,476/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For an Automation Technician in United States

The top 5 paying industries for an Automation Technician in United States are Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $74,542, Aerospace & Defense with a median total pay of $73,816, Information Technology with a median total pay of $70,209, Healthcare with a median total pay of $64,306, and Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $62,930.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$74,542

    15% Higher than other industries

  • Aerospace & DefenseAerospace & Defense$73,816

    14% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$70,209

    10% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$64,306

    2% Higher than other industries

  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$62,930

    0% Lower than other industries

Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology

The top paying company in Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology for Automation Technician is Cepheid.

CepheidCepheid$74,542/yr

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Location

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$35

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$25

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$75,000

/yr

$70K | $5K

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$60

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$140,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$95

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Test Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$117,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday

Automation Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Automation Technician is $52,482 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Automation Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 651 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Automation Technician employees.

The highest salary for an Automation Technician in United States is $76,647 per year.

The lowest salary for an Automation Technician in United States is $35,936 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Automation Technician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Automation Technician.