Salary report: PLC programmer salaries

An online research center has conducted the PayScale salary survey report on Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation, which found a median salary for the position of controls project engineer to be $68,342. The PayScale results are based on the information from 217 participants.

10/09/2007


Seattle, WA —An online research center has conducted the

PayScale salary survey report on Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation

, which found a median salary for the position of controls project engineer to be $68,342. The

PayScale

results are based on the information from 217 participants.

The participants represent electrical engineers (median salary: $57,287); senior electrical engineers (median salary: $75,880); electrical/electronic engineering technicians (median salary: $49,749); electrical design engineers (median salary: $59,297); project engineers (median salary $65,327); and mechanical engineers (median salary: $35,176).

Further breakdowns from the survey include median salary by city, median salary by employer type, and a number of categories that zero in on specific criteria such as state, years of experience, industry, age, gender, company size, degree or major subject, school name, and certification.

Parsing the information to elicit myriad details, the report reveals hourly rates, bonuses, commissions, profit sharing, hourly billings, vacation weeks, and commute times.

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