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$47,765 - C$92,943
C$48K
C$63K
C$93K
MEDIAN: C$63,095
10%
50%
90%
C$20.61 - C$72.72
C$21
C$35
C$73
MEDIAN: C$35.42
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$104K
Salary C$47,765 - C$92,943
Bonus C$481.77 - C$13,476
Profit Sharing C$4,913
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).
)
C$48,437 - C$104,063
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 109
Hourly Data C$0C$72
Hourly Rate C$20.61 - C$72.72
Overtime C$28.07 - C$68.13
Annual Data C$0C$104K
Bonus C$481.77 - C$13,476
Profit Sharing C$4,913
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).
)
C$48,437 - C$104,063
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Automation Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Automation Engineer

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 C$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 C$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 C$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 C$98,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$68,870

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Related Job Salaries

Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%
ADVERTISEMENT
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲43%

▲24%

▲8%

National Average
C$69,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▲72%

Engineering Design
▲13%

National Average
C$69,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼2%

SCADA
▼2%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 60%
no benefits
None: 13%
ADVERTISEMENT