Control Systems Engineer Salary

A Control Systems Engineer earns an average salary of $76,568 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Project Management and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).
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$56,500 - $109,682
$56K
$77K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,568
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$17.55 - $58.15
$18
$31
$58
MEDIAN: $31.40
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,500 - $109,682  
   
Bonus
$200.00 - $12,060  
Profit Sharing
$690 - $13,363  
Total Pay (?
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$54,682 - $117,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 876
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.55 - $58.15  
   
Overtime
$27.02 - $62.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$200.00 - $12,060  
   
Profit Sharing
$690 - $13,363  
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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$54,682 - $117,567  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 139

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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

  • 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.
  • Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers.
  • Monitor project controls within discipline.
  • Test, maintain and monitor control systems design criteria.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $77,587

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Key Stats for Control Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Control Systems Engineer Salaries

▲44%

▲24%

▲10%

National Average
$78,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Control Systems Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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