An Experienced Controls Engineer earns an average salary of $84,233 per year.

$64,814 - $107,498
$65K
$84K
$110K
MEDIAN: $84,232
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$25.68 - $50.22
$26
$34
$50
MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$64,814 - $107,498  
   
Bonus
$203.63 - $13,087  
Profit Sharing
$287.83 - $6,234  
Total Pay (?
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$65,420 - $111,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 402
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$25.68 - $50.22  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.80  
Overtime
$34.36 - $58.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$203.63 - $13,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$287.83 - $6,234  
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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$65,420 - $111,929  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73

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Key Stats for Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Controls Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 7%

C++
up arrow 6%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

SCADA
up arrow 2%

National Average
$86,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 1%

Controls
up arrow 1%

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 2%

Robotics
up arrow 3%

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 5%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 6%

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 69 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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