Automation. It is all around us, especially if you are in a manufacturing environment. Advances in technology have eliminated some jobs, but have new, more technical jobs. Among these new jobs, PLC programmers are experiencing rapid growth and opportunity.
Indeed.com shows the average salary of a PLC programmer in the United States to be $71,000. A quick search on CareerBuilder.com shows that there are 1,217 jobs currently available for PLC programmers. It is the hot job of today.