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Average Salary for Rockwell Automation, Inc. Employees

Operating out of Milwaukee, Wisc., Rockwell Automation, Inc. employs talent in positions ranging from Engineering Project Manager to Embedded Software Engineer. The median salary at Rockwell Automation, Inc. is $80K per year. Though your city and your experience level do impact pay, your job title is the primary influence on employee salary at Rockwell Automation, Inc. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Rockwell Automation, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Rockwell Automation, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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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 (8)
$59,158 - $157,717  
[-]Project Manager, Engineering (8)
Salary$61,659 - $144,678  
Bonus$1,426 - $16,536  
Total Pay$59,158 - $157,717  
[+]Embedded Software Engineer (5)
$58,388 - $106,515  
[+]Embedded Software Engineer (5)
Salary$59,405 - $99,752  
Bonus$779 - $7,114  
Total Pay$58,388 - $106,515  
[+]Sales Engineer (5)
$52,624 - $130,145  
[+]Sales Engineer (5)
Salary$47,293 - $105,220  
Commission$7,992 - $60,230  
Total Pay$52,624 - $130,145  
[+]Financial Analyst (4)
$40,713 - $67,869  
[+]Financial Analyst (4)
Salary$42,112 - $66,525  
Total Pay$40,713 - $67,869  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 222

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204


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Engineering Project Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $105K annually; Senior Software Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $95K, while Sales Engineers and Embedded Software Engineers rank near the top as well (approximately $75K and $75K, respectively). Financial Analysts make an average about $55K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($116K per year) can be spotted in Houston, Texas; Cleveland, Ohio ($91K), the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. (approximately $79K), and Eden Prairie, Minn. (around $77K) are the next top-paying cities. Mayfield Heights, Ohio is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $68K. By state, Rockwell Automation, Inc. pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is about $115K annually.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $77K per year on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $65K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Rockwell Automation, Inc. employees (29 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn approximately $99K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $115K annually. Acquiring certification to be a ASQ Certified Quality Engineer is rewarded with median pay of about $93K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration; Rockwell Automation, Inc. awards $98K to these degree-holders.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $93K annually. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; one-seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers usually know Engineering Design, C++, and Microsoft Excel as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Rockwell Automation, Inc.; the company rewards only 43 percent with paid vacation time and only 28 percent with sick leave. Rockwell Automation, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and most respondents use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and a large number of respondents report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Rockwell Automation, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$44,570 - $82,451
$58,022 - $110,726
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 48 votes.
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