Mid-Career Automation Engineer Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Automation Engineers come in at around $80K per year on average. In the world of Mid-Career Automation Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $11K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $15K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $60K and $108K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Automation Engineers. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,741 - $102,094
$61K
$80K
$100K
MEDIAN: $80,012
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50%
90%

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$20.03 - $48.54
$20
$32
$49
MEDIAN: $31.54
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,741 - $102,094  
   
Bonus
$969 - $11,390  
Profit Sharing
$24.47 - $14,634  
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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$59,941 - $108,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 301
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.03 - $48.54  
   
Overtime
$25.17 - $52.97  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$969 - $11,390  
   
Profit Sharing
$24.47 - $14,634  
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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$59,941 - $108,217  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 53

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
5-9 years
81%
10-19 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Java
▲15%

Python
▲11%

SQL
▲7%

C# Programming Language
▲7%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲3%

SCADA
▲2%

Test Automation
▼0%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▼0%

Autodesk AutoCAD
▼0%

National Average
$82,000

Automation Scripting
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼5%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼6%

Robotics
▼6%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
no benefits
None: 9%
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