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Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salary

For Mid-Career Automation Engineers, annual average wages total $71K per year. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Automation Engineers bottoms out near $57K and approaches $104K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The majority of Mid-Career Automation Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
$57,048 - $98,054
(Median)
$57K
$71K
$98K
MEDIAN: $71,405
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$22.23 - $44.42
(Median)
$22
$29
$44
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,048 - $98,054  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
Profit Sharing
$307.67 - $9,863  
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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$56,930 - $103,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.23 - $44.42  
   
Overtime
$30.02 - $49.81  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$307.67 - $9,863  
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).
)
$56,930 - $103,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 21
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 14%

SCADA
up arrow 13%

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 7%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$74,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 7%