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Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Automation Engineers sits in the ballpark of $74K annually. Total cash compensation to Mid-Career Automation Engineers bottoms out near $57K and approaches $102K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $15K from bonuses and almost $10K from profit sharing. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$57,668 - $96,843
(Median)
$58K
$74K
$97K
MEDIAN: $74,329
10%
50%
90%

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$22.36 - $35.31
(Median)
$22
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$57,668 - $96,843  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,025  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,137  
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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$56,517 - $101,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 114
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$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.36 - $35.31  
   
Overtime
$29.58 - $48.43  
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 - $15,025  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $10,137  
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).
)
$56,517 - $101,653  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 12%

Engineering Design
up arrow 11%

SCADA
up arrow 10%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 6%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$76,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 50% employee benefits None: 10%
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