Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Automation Engineers is around $79K annually. Cash earnings for Mid-Career Automation Engineers — which occasionally include more than $12K from bonuses and more than $10K from profit sharing — stretch from around $58K to approximately $108K. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Automation Engineers. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$58,627 - $103,385
(Median)
$59K
$79K
$100K
MEDIAN: $78,653
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90%

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$22.78 - $35.58
(Median)
$23
$30
$36
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,627 - $103,385  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,933  
Total Pay (?
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$57,872 - $108,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 127
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.78 - $35.58  
   
Overtime
$27.05 - $51.93  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,164  
   
Profit Sharing
$503 - $9,933  
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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$57,872 - $108,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Skills That Affect Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

SCADA
up arrow 13%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 11%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD Electrical
0%

National Average
$78,000

Robotics
up arrow 1%

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

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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