The average salary for an Automation Engineer is C$64,338 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Engineering Design.

C$45,201 - C$93,669
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C$45K
C$64K
C$94K
MEDIAN: C$64,338
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C$25.00 - C$67.00
(Median)
C$25
C$35
C$67
MEDIAN: C$35.00
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National Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$45,201 - C$93,669  
   
Bonus
C$293.61 - C$13,277  
Profit Sharing
C$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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C$47,523 - C$102,932  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 91
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
C$25.00 - C$67.00  
   
Overtime
C$35.00 - C$69.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$293.61 - C$13,277  
   
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$47,523 - C$102,932  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$69,052

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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 39%

Experienced
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
C$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 71%

Engineering Design
up arrow 13%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
0%

National Average
C$69,000

SCADA
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 59%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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