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Control / Automation Engineer Salary with Engineering Design skills

With slightly more than half of Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $59K to $118K per year and averages out to $82K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a strong majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$60,400 - $117,802
(Median)
$60K
$82K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,153
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$25.07 - $38.13
(Median)
$25
$30
$38
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,400 - $117,802  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $17,754  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $2,035  
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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$58,902 - $117,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.07 - $38.13  
   
Overtime
$26.25 - $53.02  
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 - $17,754  
   
Profit Sharing
$504 - $2,035  
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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$58,902 - $117,639  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Engineer with Engineering Design skills

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


Experience and pay tend to be weakly linked for Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills — those with more experience do not necessarily bring in higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $68K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $84K. Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills see a median salary of $91K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are no higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years.

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Experience Affects Control / Automation Engineer with Engineering Design skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$83,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 86%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 4%
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