Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for an Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer is $61,822 per year. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salary (?
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$47,300 - $80,003
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,821
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Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salary (?
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$17.15 - $45.37
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,300 - $80,003  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,909  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $6,539  
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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$47,818 - $83,340  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 143
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.15 - $45.37  
   
Overtime
$25.26 - $46.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,909  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $6,539  
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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$47,818 - $83,340  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
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Engineering Design
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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National Average
$63,000

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Gender

Female
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female alumni
 
Male
99%
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 10%
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