A Controls Designer earns an average wage of $29.86 per hour.
Controls Designer Total Pay (?
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$34,004 - $101,014
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48K
72K
100K
MEDIAN: $55,000
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Controls Designer Total Pay (?
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$16.47 - $53.72
(Median)
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42
54
MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,004 - $101,014  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $7,757  
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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$40,423 - $110,936  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$16.47 - $53.72  
   
Overtime
$22.89 - $76.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $7,757  
   
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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$40,423 - $110,936  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Job Description for Controls Designer
  • Present, explain, and correct drawings and designs.
  • Inspect, edit, and annotate designs for quality control and tolerances.
  • Develop schematics, diagrams, and specifications for electrical control systems.
  • Assist with site inspections and installations.
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Pay by Experience Level for Controls Designer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Controls Designer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%
Experienced
up arrow 6%
National Average
$63,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Skills That Affect Controls Designer Salaries

Instrument Control
up arrow 2%
National Average
$63,000
Controls
up arrow 4%
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 16%
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