An Automation Engineer in Calgary, Alberta earns an average salary of C$79,769 per year. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$45,000 - C$102,498
(Median)
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C$80K
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MEDIAN: C$80,000
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C$28.75 - C$58.96
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C$38
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MEDIAN: C$37.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Salary
C$80,000  
   
Bonus
C$1,750  
Profit Sharing
C$7,000  
Total Pay (?
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C$41,217 - C$144,816  
Country: Canada | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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C$0C$25C$50C$75
Hourly Rate
C$37.67  
   
Overtime
C$51.00  
Local Annualized Data (?
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C$0C$50KC$100KC$150K
Bonus
C$1,750  
   
Profit Sharing
C$7,000  
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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C$41,217 - C$144,816  
Country: United States | Currency: CAD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 79%

Mid-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
C$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 87%

National Average
C$80,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 22%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 71%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
medical benefits
Vision: 71%
dental benefits
None: 29%
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