Automation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Automation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is AU$81,631 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$58,500 - AU$115,000
AU$59K
AU$81K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$81,113
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Salary
AU$58,500 - AU$115,000  
   
Bonus
AU$5,000  
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$54,631 - AU$106,748  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲28%

National Average
AU$81,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%
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