The average pay for an Experienced Automation Engineer is $85,026 per year. A skill in Python is associated with high pay for this job.

$67,100 - $119,306
(Median)
$67K
$85K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,025
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$27.33 - $100.00
(Median)
$27
$37
$100
MEDIAN: $36.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,100 - $119,306  
   
Bonus
$511 - $13,236  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,917  
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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$67,919 - $130,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 171
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$27.33 - $100.00  
   
Overtime
$35.23 - $75.54  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$511 - $13,236  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $11,917  
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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$67,919 - $130,891  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Python
up arrow 14%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 9%

SQL
up arrow 8%

SCADA
up arrow 5%

Test Automation
up arrow 4%

National Average
$88,000

Automation Scripting
up arrow 2%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 3%

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

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 4%

Robotics
up arrow 16%

C# Programming Language
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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