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Control Systems Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Control Systems Engineer is $75,302 per year. A skill in Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is associated with high pay for this job.
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$55,821 - $109,217
(Median)
$56K
$75K
$110K
MEDIAN: $75,301
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50%
90%

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$22.96 - $61.90
(Median)
$23
$32
$62
MEDIAN: $32.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,821 - $109,217  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,224  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,223  
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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$56,213 - $115,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,073
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.96 - $61.90  
   
Overtime
$25.49 - $60.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,224  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,223  
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).
)
$56,213 - $115,876  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 130

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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


Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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Controls
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Project Management
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Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
$77,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
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Matlab
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Microsoft Word
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C++
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Powerpoint
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C
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Microsoft Excel
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 243 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
35%
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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