Pay for Mid-Career Automation Engineers sits in the ballpark of $79K annually. Total incomes of Mid-Career Automation Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $11K from bonuses and close to $13K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $60K and $108K. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$59,748 - $102,984
(Median)
$60K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $79,083
10%
50%
90%

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$24.17 - $47.49
(Median)
$24
$33
$47
MEDIAN: $32.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,748 - $102,984  
   
Bonus
$784 - $10,970  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $12,521  
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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$59,894 - $108,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 272
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.17 - $47.49  
   
Overtime
$30.35 - $53.86  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$784 - $10,970  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $12,521  
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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$59,894 - $108,419  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

C# Programming Language
up arrow 13%

Java
up arrow 13%

Python
up arrow 11%

SQL
up arrow 8%

SCADA
up arrow 4%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 3%

Test Automation
up arrow 2%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 2%

Automation Scripting
0%

National Average
$81,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 5%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 5%

Robotics
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 35 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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