Control Systems Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Control Systems Engineer is $75,402 per year. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job.
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$56,391 - $108,864
(Median)
$56K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,402
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$22.47 - $61.27
(Median)
$22
$32
$61
MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,391 - $108,864  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,202  
Profit Sharing
$502 - $10,193  
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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$56,666 - $115,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,115
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.47 - $61.27  
   
Overtime
$25.40 - $60.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,202  
   
Profit Sharing
$502 - $10,193  
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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$56,666 - $115,086  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Control Systems Engineer

Control system engineers are responsible for a number of tasks such as designing and analyzing control systems, verifying and implementing code, fixing malfunctions, explaining and providing information, and analyzing and researching designs.

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Control Systems Engineer Tasks

  • Monitor project controls within discipline.
  • Test, maintain and monitor control systems design criteria.
  • Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers.
  • Perform overall systems design and engineering tasks.
  • Plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

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Experience Affects Control Systems Engineer Salaries




National Average
$77,000


Skills That Affect Control Systems Engineer Salaries


Controls
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Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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Project Management
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Matlab
0%

Powerpoint
0%

National Average
$77,000

Engineering Design
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Microsoft Word
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C++
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Excel
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C
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 223 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 7%
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