Control / Automation Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary

Median pay for Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills lies in the neighborhood of $79K annually. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,679 - $106,577
$51K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,061
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50%
90%

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$20.94 - $102.50
$21
$29
$100
MEDIAN: $28.83
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,679 - $106,577  
   
Bonus
$195.74 - $12,365  
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
Total Pay (?
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$51,264 - $115,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 93
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$20.94 - $102.50  
   
Overtime
$24.77 - $68.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$195.74 - $12,365  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,221  
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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$51,264 - $115,584  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


More years of relevant experience do not necessarily translate to higher paychecks. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $66K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $79K. On average, Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills make $91K following one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't higher than less experienced individuals' earnings.

Key Stats for Control / Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲13%

National Average
$80,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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