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Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Automation Engineers can expect to earn an average of $64K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Automation Engineers, overall income ranges from $50K near the bottom to $88K at the top; this can include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $7K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. The majority of Entry-Level Automation Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
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$50,151 - $83,272
(Median)
$50K
$64K
$83K
MEDIAN: $63,730
10%
50%
90%

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$17.24 - $37.42
(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
$50,151 - $83,272  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,010  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $6,721  
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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$50,098 - $87,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145
National Hourly Rate 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$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.24 - $37.42  
   
Overtime
$25.46 - $45.74  
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
$493.16 - $6,721  
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).
)
$50,098 - $87,991  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 16%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 2%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$65,000

Robotics
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 41 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%
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