Control / Automation Engineer Salary with Engineering Design skills

Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and a little more than half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $83K annually, but may range from $59K to $119K per year. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. For the most part, Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$60,513 - $118,714
(Median)
$61K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,971
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$25.07 - $38.13
(Median)
$25
$30
$38
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$60,513 - $118,714  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,000  
Profit Sharing
$504 - $2,035  
Total Pay (?
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$58,651 - $118,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Hourly Rate
$25.07 - $38.13  
   
Overtime
$26.25 - $53.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $18,000  
   
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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$58,651 - $118,636  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


For Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. Workers in their first five years can expect to earn $71K, but people who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably bigger sum of $85K. Automation Engineers with Engineering Design skills with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $90K. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $91K on average.

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Experience Affects Control / Automation Engineer with Engineering Design skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$84,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
20%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 4%