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Average Salary for Rockwell Automation, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Rockwell Automation, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Engineering Project Manager to Senior Software Engineer. Rockwell Automation, Inc. employees typically bring home $79K annually. What you do at the company primarily drives compensation; however, your city and how long you've been working are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Rockwell Automation, Inc. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Rockwell Automation, Inc. typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Project Manager, Engineering (7)
$55,510 - $157,839  
[-]Project Manager, Engineering (7)
Salary$58,463 - $149,089  
Bonus$1,462 - $20,345  
Total Pay$55,510 - $157,839  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (6)
$68,133 - $134,032  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (6)
Salary$68,044 - $119,150  
Bonus$930 - $11,050  
Total Pay$68,133 - $134,032  
[+]Sales Engineer (5)
$52,467 - $128,438  
[+]Sales Engineer (5)
Salary$47,729 - $107,361  
Commission$8,545 - $61,368  
Total Pay$52,467 - $128,438  
[+]Project Engineer (5)
$61,288 - $143,691  
[+]Project Engineer (5)
Salary$63,915 - $134,827  
Bonus$1,029 - $14,934  
Total Pay$61,288 - $143,691  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 205
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Rockwell Automation, Inc. Details

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The highest paychecks go to Business Development Managers, who earn approximately $122K, closely trailed by Project Engineers ($106K), Engineering Project Managers (around $100K), and Senior Software Engineers ($100K). On the lower end are Industrial Engineers at $66K.


Median pay is highest in Houston (about $113K per year), followed by Cleveland ($93K), Mayfield Heights ($82K), and the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee ($75K). High paychecks are not found in Chicago; in fact, at about $68K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Across Rockwell Automation, Inc.'s U.S. offices, employees in the state of Massachusetts earn the most, taking home around $115K annually.

Years of Experience

A tenure of five to ten years results in average pay of approximately $79K. For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $65K. Overall, the greater share of Rockwell Automation, Inc. folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $97K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $102K. Becoming an ASQ Certified Quality Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $93K. Rockwell Automation, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are also well compensated, earning $98K on average.


The best paying skill to have in this role appears to be Embedded / Real-Time / RTOS; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $96K. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fifth of Rockwell Automation, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and C++.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Rockwell Automation, Inc.; the company rewards only one-half of workers with paid vacation time and only a quarter of workers with sick leave. With an eye toward the future, Rockwell Automation, Inc. offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. The greater part of workers receive health insurance, and a solid majority of workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are life insurance, a company cell phone, and flexible hours.

Key Stats

25 %
75 %
$43,500 - $83,451
$58,048 - $106,918
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

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