An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of £32,891 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£21,948 - £45,302
(Median)
£22K
£33K
£45K
MEDIAN: £32,890
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90%

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£23.68 - £47.25
(Median)
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£33
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MEDIAN: £32.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£19K£38K£57K
Salary
£21,948 - £45,302  
   
Bonus
£197.27 - £4,949  
Profit Sharing
£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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£22,171 - £56,236  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£16£32£48
Hourly Rate
£33.00  
   
Overtime
£20.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£19K£38K£57K
Bonus
£197.27 - £4,949  
   
Profit Sharing
£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).
)
£22,171 - £56,236  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 5
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Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineer

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

Automation Engineer Advice

What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Automation Engineer in Chester:
"Walk before you can run."
Know the basics before you start. You need to know how to wire a PLC and how the field signal work before jumping into programming. Also a good background in all industry is helpful.

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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

SCADA
up arrow 9%

National Average
₤34,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 21%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 41%
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