Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Earnings for Entry-Level Automation Engineers come in at around $64K per year on average. Total incomes of Entry-Level Automation Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $8K from bonuses and close to $7K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $50K and $88K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$50,365 - $83,426
(Median)
$50K
$64K
$83K
MEDIAN: $64,330
10%
50%
90%

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$17.33 - $37.21
(Median)
$17
$26
$37
MEDIAN: $25.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$50,365 - $83,426  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,010  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,586  
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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$50,092 - $88,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.33 - $37.21  
   
Overtime
$25.50 - $46.29  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,010  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $6,586  
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).
)
$50,092 - $88,115  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 18%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
$65,000

Robotics
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%
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