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Programmable Logic Controller Programmer (PLC Programmer) Salary

How much does a Programmable Logic Controller Programmer (PLC Programmer) make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Programmable Logic Controller Programmer (PLC Programmer)

$58,826 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,288 (USD)/yr

$58,111 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,288 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Apply electrical and electronic theory and related knowledge, usually under the direction of engineering staff, to design, build, repair, calibrate, and modify electrical components, circuitry, controls, and machinery for subsequent evaluation and use by engineering staff in making engineering design decisions. Excludes “Broadcast Technicians" (27-4012).
The average programmable logic controller programmer (plc programmer) salary in United States is $58,826 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,288. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$42,669 (USD)

$72,233 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$68,195 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Programmable Logic Controller Programmer (PLC Programmer) will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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