Mid-Career Control / Automation Engineer Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Automation Engineers sits in the ballpark of $74K per year. In the world of Mid-Career Automation Engineers, overall income ranges from $58K near the bottom to $100K at the top; this can include more than $15K from bonuses and more than $8K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Almost all enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. Most Mid-Career Automation Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$58,325 - $96,773
(Median)
$58K
$74K
$97K
MEDIAN: $74,473
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90%

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$22.31 - $35.41
(Median)
$22
$27
$35
MEDIAN: $26.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,325 - $96,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,170  
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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$57,937 - $100,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120
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 (?
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
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,170  
   
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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$57,937 - $100,112  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 12%

SCADA
up arrow 10%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 5%

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

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$75,000

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: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 10%
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