An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of AU$80,760 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$56,819 - AU$113,834
AU$57K
AU$81K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$80,759
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AU$32.00 - AU$51.50
AU$36
MEDIAN: AU$35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$56,819 - AU$113,834  
   
Bonus
AU$1,021 - AU$19,574  
Total Pay (?
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AU$56,649 - AU$125,578  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$35.87  
   
Overtime
AU$57.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$1,021 - AU$19,574  
   
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$56,649 - AU$125,578  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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National Average: AU$81,716

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

National Average
AU$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

SCADA
up arrow 19%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
AU$82,000

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
dental benefits
None: 92%
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