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

The average pay for an Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer is $61,840 per year. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$47,246 - $79,430
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MEDIAN: $61,839
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Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.92 - $41.50
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,246 - $79,430  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,023  
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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$46,985 - $82,718  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.92 - $41.50  
   
Overtime
$24.76 - $46.11  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,023  
   
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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$46,985 - $82,718  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 186
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$63,000
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Gender
Female
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female alumni
 
Male
98%
male alumni
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 11%
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