Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Automation Engineers sits in the ballpark of $75K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Automation Engineers approaches anywhere from $58K on the lower end to $101K on the higher end; in exceptional cases, this can include more than $15K from bonuses and upwards of $8K from profit sharing. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$58,289 - $96,884
(Median)
$58K
$75K
$97K
MEDIAN: $75,167
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50%
90%

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$22.31 - $35.41
(Median)
$22
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,289 - $96,884  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,232  
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,500  
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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$57,896 - $101,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 119
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.31 - $35.41  
   
Overtime
$29.75 - $48.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,232  
   
Profit Sharing
$400.00 - $7,500  
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).
)
$57,896 - $101,388  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 13%

Engineering Design
up arrow 11%

SCADA
up arrow 10%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 4%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

National Average
$76,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 10%
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