An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of AU$82,910 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in SCADA is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$59,392 - AU$116,166
(Median)
AU$59K
AU$83K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$82,910
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AU$30.00 - AU$40.85
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AU$35
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MEDIAN: AU$34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$59,392 - AU$116,166  
   
Bonus
AU$1,007 - AU$19,866  
Total Pay (?
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AU$59,247 - AU$124,552  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$34.83  
   
Overtime
AU$57.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$1,007 - AU$19,866  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$59,247 - AU$124,552  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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National Average: AU$82,439

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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 25%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
AU$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

SCADA
up arrow 19%

National Average
AU$82,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 93%
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