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

Average Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills make around $84K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. The majority of Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$60,445 - $129,300
(Median)
$60K
$84K
$130K
MEDIAN: $84,371
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$26.91 - $52.33
(Median)
$27
$30
$52
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$60,445 - $129,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,276  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,620  
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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$60,931 - $139,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 76
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$26.91 - $52.33  
   
Overtime
$32.88 - $80.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,276  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $4,620  
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).
)
$60,931 - $139,204  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay by Experience Level for Control / Automation Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills

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


Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills with more experience do not necessarily bring home bigger paychecks. In fact, experience in this field tends to impact compensation minimally. The average inexperienced worker earns $77K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $85K. Automation Engineers with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills bring in $91K after working for 10 to 20 years. Professionals boasting more than two decades of experience also boast a six-figure median salary of $106K.

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Experience Affects Control / Automation Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$86,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%
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