Automation Engineering Manager Salary

An Automation Engineering Manager earns an average salary of $104,348 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$81,207 - $141,633
$81K
$110K
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MEDIAN: $107,452
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Salary
$81,207 - $141,633  
   
Bonus
$500 - $20,961  
Profit Sharing
$1,250 - $15,000  
Total Pay (?
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$81,682 - $154,937  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 84

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Job Description for Automation Engineering Manager

Automation engineering managers oversee automation teams within a manufacturing setting, especially a factory or plant. These managers oversee groups of engineers and automation technicians, and may be responsible for hiring and employee evaluations to shape an efficient and cohesive team.

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Automation Engineering Manager Tasks

  • Supervise mechanical engineers in production, inspection and review of tools, ensuring quality and timeliness.
  • Select, approve and test materials and supplies for quality and conformance to specifications.
  • Review and improve cost reduction, maintenance, documentation, and other programs.
  • Provide expertise to direct and strategize mechanical engineering design and implementation.

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Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineering Manager

Pay by Experience for an Automation Engineering Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Automation Engineering Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automation Engineering Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineering Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 39 salaries. An Automation Engineering Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $115,000 based on 19 salaries.

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Key Stats for Automation Engineering Manager

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
34%
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Experience Affects Automation Engineering Manager Salaries

Experienced
▲2%

National Average
$115,000

Late-Career
▼1%

Mid-Career
▼9%

Entry-Level
▼14%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineering Manager Salaries

Project Management
▲6%

National Average
$115,000

Test Automation
▼2%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼5%

Engineering Design
▼7%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
34%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 4%
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