Mid-Career Automation Engineers can expect wages of $79K per year on average. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. Work is enjoyable for Mid-Career Automation Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$57,559 - $96,862
(Median)
$58K
$79K
$97K
MEDIAN: $79,263
10%
50%
90%

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$24.19 - $37.90
(Median)
$24
$31
$38
MEDIAN: $30
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$57,559 - $96,862  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,247  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$57,594 - $97,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 86
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$24.19 - $37.90  
   
Overtime
$25.94 - $60.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $11,247  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$57,594 - $97,279  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Skills That Affect Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 13%

SCADA
up arrow 12%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 2%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD Electrical
0%

National Average
$78,000

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

Robotics
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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