The average pay for an Experienced Automation Engineer is $85,147 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Linux and Python.

$67,691 - $118,761
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$85K
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MEDIAN: $85,147
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$25.94 - $75.50
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MEDIAN: $35.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$67,691 - $118,761  
   
Bonus
$501 - $12,378  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
Total Pay (?
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$68,327 - $128,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$25.94 - $75.50  
   
Overtime
$35.48 - $75.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$501 - $12,378  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $14,544  
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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$68,327 - $128,323  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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 25 votes.
086
10-19 years
86%
20 years or more
14%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

Linux
up arrow 26%

Python
up arrow 13%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
up arrow 9%

Test Automation
up arrow 5%

SCADA
up arrow 5%

SQL
up arrow 3%

National Average
$88,000

C# Programming Language
up arrow 1%

Automation Scripting
up arrow 2%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 2%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 3%

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

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Robotics
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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