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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 Sales Engineer. Rockwell Automation, Inc. employees bring home $81K annually on average. At Rockwell Automation, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is geography — it impacts salary more than anything else — though what you do at the company and how long you've been working each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Rockwell Automation, Inc. typically pays:
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($126K per year) can be spotted in Richmond, Va.; Houston, Texas (about $112K), Cleveland, Ohio (approximately $90K), and the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee, Wisc. ($82K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Mayfield Heights, Ohio; in fact, at $68K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Rockwell Automation, Inc. pays its Massachusetts employees the most; the pay rate there is around $100K annually.


Engineering Project Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $105K per year; Senior Software Engineers, Embedded Software Engineers, and Sales Engineers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in about $95K, around $75K, and $75K, respectively. With salaries averaging approximately $55K, Financial Analysts are among the lowest paid at Rockwell Automation, Inc.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Rockwell Automation, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn $76K annually on average. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $65K per year. The largest slice of the Rockwell Automation, Inc. workforce (28 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $98K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Project Management Professional certainly has its perks — salaries approach $116K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. ASQ Certified Quality Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $93K annually. Rockwell Automation, Inc. workers who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration are also well compensated, earning about $98K on average.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of around $94K per year. Microsoft Office is regularly seen around here; close to a seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Some other standard skills here are Engineering Design, C++, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 43 percent receiving paid vacation and just under one in three workers receiving sick leave. Rockwell Automation, Inc. sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Nearly all employees can count on health insurance, and a large number of survey participants have dental coverage as a benefit. Employees can also look forward to a company cell phone, life insurance, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for Rockwell Automation, Inc.


26 %
74 %
$44,729 - $81,885
$59,958 - $111,282
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 46 votes.
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