Control / Automation Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Skills Salary

For Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills, annual average wages total $86K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. For the most part, Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$58,723 - $116,035
$59K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,839
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$25.00 - $60.00
$37
MEDIAN: $37.00
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$0$123K
Salary $58,723 - $116,035
Bonus $750 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $2,035
Total Pay (?
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$55,606 - $123,259
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76
Hourly Data $0$60
Hourly Rate $37.00
Overtime $40.57
Annual Data $0$123K
Bonus $750 - $20,000
Profit Sharing $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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$55,606 - $123,259
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Control / Automation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Control / Automation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 35 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Control / Automation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Control / Automation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 25 salaries. A Control / Automation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 16 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $87,429

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Houston is home to an above-average pay rate for Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills, 8 percent higher than the national average.

Key Stats for Control / Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Control / Automation Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$87,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 10%
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