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Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Automation Engineers sits in the ballpark of $62K per year. Incomes of Entry-Level Automation Engineers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $8K cause paychecks to spread between $48K on the low end and $85K on the high end. 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 over one-half. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$48,658 - $80,938
(Median)
49K
62K
70K
81K
MEDIAN: $62,196
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$17.18 - $45.02
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$48,658 - $80,938  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,084  
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $8,315  
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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$48,350 - $84,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$17.18 - $45.02  
   
Overtime
$25.29 - $45.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,084  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,000 - $8,315  
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).
)
$48,350 - $84,863  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
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Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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Engineering Design
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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National Average
$64,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 9%