A Late-Career Automation Engineer earns an average salary of $90,419 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Automation Scripting and SQL.

$71,273 - $123,931
(Median)
$71K
$90K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,418
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$23.31 - $73.97
(Median)
$23
$35
$74
MEDIAN: $34.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,273 - $123,931  
   
Bonus
$993 - $15,647  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
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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$69,607 - $132,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.31 - $73.97  
   
Overtime
$24.66 - $61.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$993 - $15,647  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,899  
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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$69,607 - $132,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Automation Scripting
up arrow 35%

SQL
up arrow 23%

National Average
$92,000

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 1%

Test Automation
up arrow 2%

SCADA
up arrow 3%

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

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Robotics
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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