An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of C$62,365 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Engineering Design. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

C$45,940 - C$94,084
C$46K
C$62K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$62,365
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C$23.15 - C$74.50
C$23
C$35
C$74
MEDIAN: C$35.08
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$45,940 - C$94,084  
   
Bonus
C$300.00 - C$10,174  
Profit Sharing
C$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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C$48,291 - C$104,476  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$23.15 - C$74.50  
   
Overtime
C$28.59 - C$68.84  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$300.00 - C$10,174  
   
Profit Sharing
C$4,500  
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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C$48,291 - C$104,476  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Automation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Automation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $61,000 based on 75 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 32 salaries. An Automation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$67,435

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

▲26%

▲11%

National Average
C$67,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▲75%

Engineering Design
▲16%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼0%

SCADA
▼0%

National Average
C$67,000

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%