An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of £33,092 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

£23,653 - £48,645
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£34K
£49K
MEDIAN: £33,899
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Salary £23,653 - £48,645
Bonus £350.00 - £4,943
Profit Sharing £1,100
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£23,770 - £55,000
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 80

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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 ₤31,000 based on 41 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 ₤39,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤39,000 based on 7 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 ₤41,000 based on 6 salaries.

Automation Engineer Advice

Q: What is it like working as an Automation Engineer?

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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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲17%

Mid-Career
▲12%

Experienced
▲11%

National Average
₤35,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▲8%

SCADA
▲7%

National Average
₤35,000

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 37%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 59%
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